Ranking every starting quarterback 1-32 before Week 16 of the 2019 NFL season — power rankings style by Sean Wagner-McGough @seanjwagner Dec 19, 2019 at 9:31 am ET • 13 min read At this point in last year’s calendar, the Saints were 12-2 and on track to earn home-field advantage throughout the postseason. This year, the Saints sit at 11-3 and require some help in order to earn the top seed in the NFC. Yet, despite finding themselves in slightly worse circumstances this time around, the Saints might actually be better equipped to make a Super Bowl run this year. What’s more important than home-field advantage? Having an all-time great quarterback who might actually be peaking instead of fading as the calendar flips from autumn to winter. Last year saw Drew Brees compete with Patrick Mahomes for league MVP until Thanksgiving, which is when Brees morphed into a White Walker for the remainder of the season. In Brees’ first 11 games last season, he completed 76.4 percent of his passes, averaged 8.8 yards per attempt, threw 29 touchdowns and two interceptions, and posted a 127.3 passer rating. In his final four regular-season games, Brees’ completion percentage fell to 69.2 percentage,… Read full this story
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