The best NFL QB each of the last 12 years

13Some of the best you may have already forgotten…

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The NFL is a quarterback-driven league. Sure, it is important to have a good defense, strong offensive line play, and a capable stable of running backs, but without good quarterback play a franchise is going nowhere.

There is a reason that quarterbacks are paid the big bucks. If your team’s quarterback is the best in the NFL in a given season, then there is every chance for a deep postseason run.

Here are the 12 best quarterbacks in each of the last 12 seasons.