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Published: July 13, 2018 at 03:06 p.m.
Updated: July 13, 2018 at 03:21 p.m.

The five most and least consistent QBs of 2017

Which quarterbacks were the most and least reliable last season? Based on their average 2017 swing in week-to-week passer rating, Cam Newton was the least consistent quarterback, while Drew Brees was the most consistent for QBs with at least 10 starts.

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  • Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was the least consistent QB last season with a 41.1 average week-to-week change in passer rating. 10

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    Least Consistent - 1) Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was the least consistent QB last season with a 41.1 average week-to-week change in passer rating.

  • Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr also had an inconsistent season with an average swing of 39.8 week-to-week. 9

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    Least Consistent - 2) Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders

    Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr also had an inconsistent season with an average swing of 39.8 week-to-week.

  • Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott's average week-to-week swing of 37.8 last season also landed him a spot on the list. 8

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    Least Consistent - 3) Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys

    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott's average week-to-week swing of 37.8 last season also landed him a spot on the list.

  • Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles had an average swing of 36.7 week-to-week last season. 7

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    Least Consistent - 4) Blake Bortles, Jacksonville Jaguars

    Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles had an average swing of 36.7 week-to-week last season.

  • Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith's average week-to-week swing of 36.1 last season secured the final spot on this list of inconsistent QBs. 6

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    Least Consistent - 5) Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith's average week-to-week swing of 36.1 last season secured the final spot on this list of inconsistent QBs.

  • With an average week-to-week swing of 20.6, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz earns a fifth-place ranking among the league's most consistent quarterbacks. 5

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    Most Consistent - 5) Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles

    With an average week-to-week swing of 20.6, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz earns a fifth-place ranking among the league's most consistent quarterbacks.

  • Although Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett earned a spot on the list of most consistent QBs with an average week-to-week swing of 19.8, it is because he consistently underperformed last season. 4

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    Most Consistent - 4) Jacoby Brissett, Indianapolis Colts

    Although Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett earned a spot on the list of most consistent QBs with an average week-to-week swing of 19.8, it is because he consistently underperformed last season.

  • Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's average week-to-week swing was just 19.0 last season. 3

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    Most Consistent - 3) Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers

    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's average week-to-week swing was just 19.0 last season.

  • Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan's average week-to-week swing of 16.3 last season earned him the second-place ranking on this list. 2

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    Most Consistent - 2) Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons

    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan's average week-to-week swing of 16.3 last season earned him the second-place ranking on this list.

  • New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees had the most consistent season with an average swing of just 15.0 week-to-week. 1

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    Most Consistent - 1) Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees had the most consistent season with an average swing of just 15.0 week-to-week.