16. Matthew Stafford, QB, Los Angeles Rams
A year after helping lead his team to a Super Bowl title, Matthew Stafford struggled mightily in 2022 due in large part to an elbow injury that limited him to just nine games.
A healthy Stafford is still a top-10 quarterback in the NFL, but it's hard to predict what we'll see from him this season. Last year wasn't pretty.
15. Jared Goff, QB, Detroit Lions
Jared Goff was quietly really good last season. The former No. 1 overall pick finished with 29 touchdowns, only seven interceptions, a 65% completion percentage, and a healthy 7.6 yards per attempt.
Goff is a large reason why the Lions found so much success last season. He should be firmly established as a top-half quarterback after his 2022 campaign.
14. Derek Carr, QB, New Orleans Saints
Derek Carr remains one of the most over-hated and underrated quarterbacks in the NFL. The Raiders may have moved on, but the New Orleans Saints won't be complaining.
Carr joins a Saints team that has every chance to compete in a very weak NFC South. Carr and the Saints should be considered the favorites to win that division.
13. Geno Smith, QB, Seattle Seahawks
Geno Smith is evidence that perseverance pays off. The former Jets second-round pick shocked the NFL world last season, making his first career Pro Bowl at the age of 32.
Smith was genuinely an excellent quarterback in 2022, and if he puts together an equally impressive season in 2023, he will likely establish himself as a top-10 quarterback. What a story.