In the Race for Quarterback Supremacy, the NFC Is Closing Fast

Posted: 24th September 2009 by Marino Eccher in NFL
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Not so long ago, the gulf in quality between AFC and NFC quarterbacks was about as wide as Peyton Manning's forehead. In the past decade, we've seen Super Bowls that pitted Manning against Rex Grossman, Rich Gannon against Brad Johnson, and John Elway against Chris Chandler. We've seen two AFC passers set the single-season touchdown record. As recently as 2007, four of the top five passer ratings in the league belonged to AFC teams. Even last year, two NFC teamsùMinnesota and Carolinaùwon their respective divisions with quarterbacks who are either out of football (Gus Frerotte) or circling the drain (Jake Delhomme). But as is typical in the NFL, the times, they are a-changin'. We saw hints of an NFC comeback last season. Kurt Warner partied like it was 1999. Drew Brees made a run at Dan ...

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