The NFL's Top 20 Quarterbacks For 2009

Boris GodzinevskiCorrespondent IIJune 23, 2009

The NFL's Top 20 Quarterbacks For 2009

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    BOSTON - MAY 22:  Tom Brady of the New England Patriots and Giselle Bundchen watch as the Detroit Pistons play against the Boston Celtics during Game Two of the 2008 NBA Eastern Conference finals at the TD Banknorth Garden on May 22, 2008 in Boston, Massa

20. Matt Cassel

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    ORCHARD PARK, NY - DECEMBER 28:  Matt Cassel #16 of the New England Patriots stands on the sidelines against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on December 28, 2008 in Orchard Park, New York. The Patriots won 13-0.  (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Ima

19. Kerry Collins

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    NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 10:  Quarterback Kerry Collins #5 of the Tennessee Titans looks on in the second half against the Baltimore Ravens during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game on January 10, 2009 at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Jonathan

18. Jake Delhomme

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 10:  Quarterback Jake Delhomme #17 of the Carolina Panthers passes the ball against the Arizona Cardinals during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game on January 10, 2009 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo b

17. Matt Ryan

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    ATLANTA - DECEMBER 14: Quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons watches play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers  at the Georgia Dome on December 14, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

16. Joe Flacco

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    PITTSBURGH - JANUARY 18:  Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens warms up against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the AFC Championship game on January 18, 2009 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

15. Carson Palmer

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    CINCINNATI - SEPTEMBER 14:  Carson Palmer #9 of the Cincinnati Bengals throws the ball against the Tennessee Titans during the first quarter of their NFL game September 14, 2008 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Ima

14. Jeff Garcia

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    TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 21: Quarterback Jeff Garcia #7 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signals a touchdown against the San Diego Chargers at Raymond James Stadium on December 21, 2008 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

13. Jay Cutler

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    LAKE FOREST, IL - MAY 20: Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears watches during an organized team activity (OTA) practice on May 20, 2009 at Halas Hall in Lake Forest, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

12. Eli Manning

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    HONOLULU, HI - FEBRUARY 08: Quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the NFC All-Stars New York Giants drops back to pass against the AFC All-Stars in the 2009 NFL Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium on February 8, 2009 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The NFC defeated the AFC 30-21. (P

11. Brett Favre

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    LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - FEBRUARY 28:  In this handout photo provided by Disney , Brett Favre, who recently announced his retirement, lounges with Goofy on February 28, 2009 at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Favre, who holds multiple

10. Chad Pennington

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    KEY BISCAYNE, FL - MARCH 25:  Quarterback Chad Pennington of the Miami Dolphins plays a friendly match against Nadia Petrova during day three of the Sony Ericsson Open at The Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 25, 2009 in Key Biscayne, Florida.  (Photo b

9. Tony Romo

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    CARROLLTON, TX - JUNE 16:  Quarterback Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys during mini camp at Standridge Stadium on June 16, 2009 in Carrollton, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

8. Aaron Rodgers

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    GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 28: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers breaks away from Cliff Avril #92 of the Detroit Lions on December 28, 2008 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Lions 31-21. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Ge

7. Ben Roethlisberger

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    CLEVELAND - MAY 28:  Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers attends Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Orlando Magic during the 2009 Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 28, 2009 in Cleveland, Ohio.

6. Donovan McNabb

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    PHILADELPHIA - MAY 1: Quarterback Donovan McNabb #5 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on during minicamp practice at the NovaCare Complex on May 1, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

5. Peyton Manning

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    SAN DIEGO - JANUARY 03:  Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Indianapolis Colts speaks to members of the media after being defeated by the San Diego Chargers 23-17 in the AFC Wild Card Game on January 3, 2009 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California

4. Kurt Warner

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    PHOENIX - MARCH 28: (L-R) Michael Phelps, Muhammad Ali and Kurt Warner pose during Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XV held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on March 28, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for

3. Philip Rivers

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    PITTSBURGH - JANUARY 11:  Snow falls as Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers gestures at the line of scrimmage against the Pittsburgh Steelers during their AFC Divisional Playoff Game on January 11, 2009 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

2. Tom Brady

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    NEW YORK - MAY 04:  NFL player Tom Brady and model Gisele Bundchen attends 'The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2009 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

1. Drew Brees

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    TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 28:  Quarterback Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints poses with the 'FedEx Air Player of the Year' trophyl during the 'FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Year' press conference at the Convention Center on January 28, 2009 in Tampa,

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    LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 30:  Jason Campbell #17 of the Washington Redskins stands on the sidelines against the New York Giants during their game at FedEx Field on November 30, 2008 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)