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NFL Offensive Player Rankings after the 2022 regular season; three playoff offenses with serious concerns
Jan 10, 2023
With Super Wild Card Weekend on tap, which teams could have trouble putting points on the board? David Carr identifies the three playoff offenses that concern him the most. Plus, his final ranking of this season's top 15 offensive players.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 17: Five QBs who could save careers -- and one who can repair legacy
Dec 27, 2022
David Carr identifies five quarterbacks who could save their careers over the final two weeks of the season -- in addition to one who can repair his legacy. Plus, Kirk Cousins enters Carr's top 15 offensive player rankings for the first time this season.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 16: Dak Prescott among four superstars playing below expectation
Dec 20, 2022
David Carr reveals four offensive superstars who are playing below expectation as playoff races heat up. Plus, Christian McCaffrey cracks the offensive player rankings for the first time this season. See the full pecking order, 1-15.
NFL Offensive Player Rankings, Week 15: Building the AFC Pro Bowl Games roster on offense
Dec 13, 2022
With the 2023 Pro Bowl Games rosters set to be announced on Wednesday, Dec. 21, David Carr fills out his own ballot with deserving offensive players from each conference. Who makes the cut in the AFC?
NFL Offensive Player Rankings, Week 15: Building the NFC Pro Bowl Games roster on offense
Dec 13, 2022
With the 2023 Pro Bowl Games rosters set to be announced on Wednesday, Dec. 21, David Carr fills out his own ballot with deserving offensive players from each conference. Who makes the cut in the NFC?
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 14: Four teams whose 2023 starting QB isn't on the current roster
Dec 06, 2022
What's next for franchises without a true answer at the game's most important position? David Carr spotlights four teams that'll almost certainly bring in a brand new starting quarterback next season. Plus, an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive players in the game today.
Three NFL teams that should be in the market for 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo in the 2023 offseason
Nov 29, 2022
Jimmy Garoppolo is enjoying a nice season for the San Francisco 49ers, but the 31-year-old is set to hit free agency in March. Which NFL teams should be in the market for the veteran QB's services? David Carr identifies three fits.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 9: Re-drafting the 2021 QB class! Sorting Fields, Lawrence and Co.
Nov 01, 2022
How quickly would David Carr jump on Justin Fields if the 2021 QB class were redrafted? Would Trevor Lawrence still go with a top-10 pick? Check out how the highly touted group shakes out in Carr's eyes.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 8: Five best bang-for-your-buck QBs AND five worst QB values of 2022
Oct 25, 2022
As the 2022 NFL season nears the midway point, David Carr examines the five quarterbacks offering the best bang for the buck in 2022 -- including two players not on rookie contracts -- plus the five worst QB values.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 7: Weighing five potential quarterback decisions
Oct 18, 2022
Should the Pats continue to roll with Bailey Zappe or turn back to Mac Jones? Could Mitchell Trubisky get his job back in Pittsburgh? David Carr weighs five potential QB decisions. Plus, an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive players.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 5: Three players who can rebound after slow first quarter of season
Oct 04, 2022
David Carr discusses three players who can rebound after a slow start. Plus, he updates his Offensive Player Rankings at the quarter mark of the 2022 NFL regular season. Who makes the top-15 list?
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 4: What does it take to step into the starting role as a QB2?
Sep 27, 2022
In the first month of the 2022 NFL season, backup quarterbacks have played a prominent role. So, what's it like to suddenly take the QB1 reins? David Carr shares his insight. Plus, there's a new face in the top five of Carr's Offensive Player Rankings.
Five best active NFL brother duos in 2022: Bosas, Watts lead group
Aug 17, 2022
Episode 8 of the "Top 100 Players of 2022" airs on Sunday, revealing notable NFL siblings in the players' list between Nos. 30 and 21. David Carr enlists the help of his brother, Raiders QB Derek Carr, to provide their ranking of the five best active NFL brother duos heading into the 2022 season.
NFL quarterback relocations: How will Russell Wilson, Matt Ryan and others fare on new teams?
Apr 11, 2022
Several big-name quarterbacks have been on the move this offseason, including nine-time Pro Bowler Russell Wilson. How will these QBs fare with new teams? David Carr examines the relocations of seven signal-callers, providing 2022 stat projections and analysis.
2022 NFL offseason: Ten quarterbacks worth pursuing via free agency, draft or trade
Mar 08, 2022
Does Jameis Winston top the crop of free-agent signal-callers? How impressive is prospect Kenny Pickett? David Carr identifies his top 10 quarterbacks worth pursuing via free agency, the 2022 NFL Draft or trade.
NFL Offensive Player Rankings, Week 18: Three playoff offenses with serious concerns
Jan 04, 2022
The postseason is less than two weeks away, so time is running out for contending teams to get right. David Carr spotlights the three playoff offenses that concern him the most. Plus, updated rankings of the top 15 offensive players.
NFL Offensive Player Rankings, Week 14: Four teams whose 2022 starting QB isn't on the current roster
Dec 07, 2021
Which NFL teams will be looking elsewhere for a new QB in 2022? David Carr sees four organizations making a sizeable change at the game's most important position. Plus, Jonathan Taylor hits a new high in the offensive player rankings.
NFL Offensive Player Rankings, Week 12: Can struggling Seahawks' and Browns' offenses be fixed?
Nov 23, 2021
David Carr takes a closer look at two offenses -- Seattle and Cleveland -- that aren't living up to their expectations. Can either be fixed? Plus, Justin Jefferson soars up Carr's top 15 player rankings.
NFL Offensive Player Rankings, Week 11: Re-drafting the 2021 first-round rookie quarterbacks
Nov 18, 2021
What if Justin Fields had been drafted by the Steelers and Mac Jones played for a different AFC East team? David Carr re-drafts the 2021 rookie QBs taken in the first round. Plus, there's a new No. 1 in his offensive player rankings.
NFL Offensive Player Rankings, Week 9: How the Jets can help Zach Wilson ... by staying with Mike White
Nov 02, 2021
David Carr says the New York Jets can help rookie quarterback Zach Wilson ... by sticking with Mike White. Plus, two other quarterback scenarios to track and an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive players in the NFL today.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 8: Matt Ryan, Ryan Tannehill among NFL's most underrated right now
Oct 26, 2021
David Carr spotlights six of the most underrated offensive players in the NFL right now, lauding a pair of veteran quarterbacks, a trio of receivers and one second-year running back. Plus, an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive stars.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 7: Dak Prescott among three QBs reaching new highs
Oct 19, 2021
Dak Prescott played some of the best football of his career in the Cowboys' win over New England. David Carr looks into why Dak and two other QBs are reaching new highs, and why another is at a low point. Plus, updated top 15 offensive player rankings heading into Week 7.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 6: Five QBs under 30 I'd want to build a franchise around
Oct 12, 2021
After a weekend full of incredible efforts by young quarterbacks, David Carr identifies five QBs under 30 years old that he'd build a franchise around. He's high on Patrick Mahomes and Dak Prescott, but neither player is No. 1 on his list.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 5: Could the Pittsburgh Steelers bench Ben Roethlisberger?
Oct 05, 2021
Pittsburgh's deep in the AFC North cellar at 1-3. The offense ranks near the bottom of the NFL in most categories. Does Mike Tomlin have to consider benching Ben Roethlisberger? David Carr provides his thoughts. Plus, updated offensive player rankings heading into Week 5.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 4: The good and bad of each rookie QB's season so far
Sep 28, 2021
Where has Zach Wilson fallen short with the Jets? Can the Bears do better with Justin Fields? David Carr breaks down every rookie starting QB's season. Plus, updated offensive player rankings heading into Week 4.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 2: Why offensive woes could linger for Packers, Titans
Sep 14, 2021
The Packers and Titans struggled offensively in their season-opening losses, but were those issues ominous or a fluke? David Carr weighs in. Plus, he reveals his top 15 offensive player rankings heading into Week 2.
Quarterback relocations: Sam Darnold, Matthew Stafford benefit from move; Jared Goff will struggle
Apr 06, 2021
David Carr projects the performances of eight quarterbacks who've relocated this offseason. Which passers will produce more with their new team in 2021 than they did in 2020? Who will stay level? And who'll fall off?
2021 NFL free agency: One offensive free agent each AFC playoff team must keep
Feb 11, 2021
As the NFL turns the page to the 2021 offseason, even the 14 playoff teams -- some of the league's most complete units -- must start reconstructing their rosters. David Carr is here to help! He picks one offensive free agent that each AFC playoff team must find a way to keep.
Four teams that should pursue Texans QB Deshaun Watson
Jan 19, 2021
Speculation about Deshaun Watson's potential exit from the Houston Texans has arisen after the events of the last several weeks. With several NFL teams already making calls to Houston, David Carr lists the four teams that he thinks should pursue the QB.
2020 NFL Divisional Round: Best way to exploit each offense
Jan 12, 2021
This weekend's Divisional Round features six of the seven top-scoring offenses from the regular season, but David Carr reveals the best way for opposing defenses to exploit each of the remaining eight offensive units in the playoffs.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 14: Teams whose 2021 starting QB isn't on the current roster
Dec 08, 2020
What's next for franchises without a true answer at the game's most important position? David Carr spotlights seven teams whose 2021 starting QB isn't on the roster. Plus, an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive players in the NFL.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 10: Blueprints for beating Tom Brady, Russell Wilson exposed?
Nov 10, 2020
Did Week 9 reveal the blueprints for defeating Tom Brady and Russell Wilson? David Carr dives into each quarterback's surprisingly poor performance. Plus, there's a new No. 1 in the top-15 offensive player rankings.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 8: Top five QBs under 25 I'd build around
Oct 27, 2020
After big performances from Kyler Murray and Justin Herbert, David Carr lists the top five quarterbacks under 25 he'd build a team around. Plus, Tom Brady enters his offensive player rankings for the first time this season.
Quarterback relocations: Tom Brady, Philip Rivers set up to thrive
Mar 26, 2020
This fall, Tom Brady will play for a team other than the New England Patriots for the first time in 20 years. How will the G.O.A.T. fare in Tampa? David Carr examines five big-name QB relocations, providing stat projections and analysis for each.
Ten quarterbacks worth pursuing in free agency/2020 NFL Draft
Feb 19, 2020
Prospect Joe Burrow just had one of the best seasons in college football history, while free agent Tom Brady is arguably the best QB the NFL has ever seen. Where do they rank in David Carr's list of the top 10 quarterbacks worth pursuing in free agency and the 2020 NFL Draft?
Offensive player rankings, Week 16: Evaluating veteran QB play
Dec 18, 2019
Nine notable NFL quarterbacks will be 35 or older by the start of the 2020 regular season. How many of those guys still have what it takes to be a starting NFL QB? David Carr gives his two cents. Plus, updated offensive player rankings.
Offensive player rankings, Week 7: Assessing two QB situations
Oct 15, 2019
After getting benched last week, does Marcus Mariota have a future in Tennessee? How long will Andy Dalton stay on the field for the winless Bengals? David Carr assesses the QB situations in Tennessee and Cincy. Plus, updated rankings.
Offensive player rankings, Week 4: Six quarterbacks in top 15
Sep 24, 2019
Cam Newton might not see the field for several weeks after suffering a foot injury. David Carr explains why the Panthers are better off starting Kyle Allen for the remainder of the 2019 season. Plus, updated offensive player rankings.