Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) throws during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

QB Index, Week 8: Baker Mayfield on the rise; enhanced spotlight on the bottom half

In this installment of Chris Wesseling's weekly quarterback rankings, Baker Mayfield climbs while Cam Newton's plummet continues. Check out the full pecking order, 1-32.
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El quarterback de los Buccaneers de Tampa Bay, Tom Brady (12), lanza durante el partido de la NFL contra los Packers de Green Bay, el domingo 18 de octubre de 2020, en Tampa, Florida. (AP Foto/Jason Behnken)

QB Index, Week 7: Change at No. 1; Tom Brady rises into top 10

In this installment of Chris Wesseling's weekly quarterback rankings, Russell Wilson returns to the No. 1 spot and Tom Brady cracks the top 10. Check out the full pecking order, 1-32.
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

QB Index, Week 6: Justin Herbert vaults into top 10!

In this installment of Chris Wesseling's weekly quarterback rankings, rookie Justin Herbert hits the top 10, while reigning MVP Lamar Jackson slides. Check out the full pecking order, 1-32.
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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) warms up before an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

QB Index, Week 5: Aaron Rodgers hits No. 1; Josh Allen cracks top three

In this edition of Chris Wesseling's quarterback rankings, there's a new No. 1! Plus, Josh Allen cracks the top three. Check out the entire rundown, 1-32.
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Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz (11) is tackled by the Cincinnati Bengals's Logan Wilson (55) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Philadelphia. The game ended after overtime tied at 23. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

QB Index, Week 4: How low will Carson Wentz go?

In this installment of Chris Wesseling's quarterback rankings, Carson Wentz nearly hits rock bottom. Check out the full rundown, 1-32.
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QB Index, Week 3: Russell Wilson, Aaron Rodgers vying for No. 1; Josh Allen hits top five

There's a new No. 1 sitting atop Chris Wesseling's quarterback rankings. Is it Russell Wilson or Aaron Rodgers? Check out the full rundown, 1-32.
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates on stage with the Lombardi Trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Chiefs defeated the 49ers, 31-20. (Ryan Kang via AP)

QB Index, Week 2: Josh Allen, Cam Newton surge up ranks 

There's a lot of movement in Chris Wesseling's NFL quarterback rankings after the first week of the season, including both Josh Allen and Cam Newton vaulting into the top 10. Who else climbed? And which QBs plummeted? 
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QB Index, Week 1: Ranking all 32 starters entering 2020 NFL season

Chris Wesseling reveals his ranking of all 32 starting quarterbacks entering Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season. Reigning MVP Lamar Jackson opens the year at No. 3, while Tom Brady doesn't crack the top 16.
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QB Index: Ranking every quarterback to start a game in 2019

To put a bow on 2019, the QB Index ranked all 57 quarterbacks who started a game. Who joined Lamar Jackson up top? And where do Dak Prescott and Gardner Minshew fit?
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QB Index: Brady to Chargers? Landing spots for top free agents

Will Dak Prescott stay in Dallas? Might Tom Brady head west? Where could Philip Rivers end up? See logical landing spots for the top eight free-agent quarterbacks.
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QB Index, Championship Sunday: Who needs SB LIV the most?

Aaron Rodgers is hunting for a second ring. A Lombardi Trophy would do wonders for Ryan Tannehill's career. Which of the four Championship Sunday QBs needs to win Super Bowl LIV the most? See how they rank.
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QB Index, Divisional Round: Ranking passers on next three years

We're ranking the remaining playoff QBs based on the following question: Which passer would you build around for the next three years? See where Lamar Jackson lands among the final eight QBs standing.
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QB Index, Wild Card Round: Playoff trustworthiness rankings

Heading into the Wild Card Round, the remaining 12 QBs are ranked according to playoff trustworthiness. Is Lamar Jackson still on top? Where does Tom Brady sit coming off a down season?
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QB Index, Week 17: Patrick Mahomes vaults Russell Wilson

Former MVP front-runner Russell Wilson slips to No. 3 in NFL.com's updated quarterback rankings, while the Cowboys' Dak Prescott drops out of the top 10. See the new pecking order entering Week 17.
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QB Index, Week 16: Drew Brees in top 4; Tom Brady slips (again)

The Saints' Drew Brees fuels a shakeup in the top five of NFL.com's quarterback rankings, while the Patriots' Tom Brady continues to slide down the board. See the updated pecking order entering Week 16.
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QB Index, Week 15: Dak Prescott, Aaron Rodgers slip in rankings

The Cowboys' Dak Prescott and Packers' Aaron Rodgers slide down the board in NFL.com's QB rankings after rough outings. See the updated pecking order at the position entering Week 15.
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QB Index, Week 14: Lamar Jackson still No. 1; Josh Allen surging

The Titans' Ryan Tannehill and Bills' Josh Allen vault up the board in NFL.com's QB rankings after leading their teams to huge Week 13 wins. See the updated pecking order entering the final quarter of the regular season.
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson runs against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

QB Index, Week 13: Lamar Jackson dethrones Russell Wilson

Move over, Russell Wilson. Lamar Jackson, fresh off another scintillating performance, knocks the Seahawks QB from his perch atop NFL.com's QB rankings. See the updated pecking order entering Week 13.
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QB Index, Week 12: Dak in top 5; Tom Brady slides out of top 10

Dak Prescott and Tom Brady are trending in opposite directions heading into Sunday's Cowboys-Patriots matchup. See NFL.com's updated quarterback rankings entering Week 12.
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QB Index, Week 11: Drew Brees slips, Jared Goff falls from top 20

Perennial Pro Bowlers Philip Rivers and Drew Brees slide down the board in NFL.com's QB rankings, while Jared Goff is in free fall. See the updated quarterback pecking order heading into Week 11.
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