NFL quarterback tiers going into 2022, where does Tua Tagovailoa land?

Mike Gesicki #88 and quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
Mike Gesicki #88 and quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) /
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Kirk Cousins
Kirk Cousins #8 of the Minnesota Vikings. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images) /

Above-average QBs are seasoned game managers who rose past their limitations:

Every single QB on this list can be the QB of a Superbowl-winning team, we are in the borderline top 10 here. The two highlights from this tier are Kirk Cousins and Prescott. Players who were seen as below average but worked on their skillset and refined their craft.

They might not be generational talents, but you’re confident indoor team coming out with a win if any of these players is the starting QB of your team. However, they are also in the hottest seat because the NFC is very weak and if they don’t win now then changes could be made.

Many might think these quarterbacks are boring, washed up, or not special. But at the end of the day, they are talented enough to be part of the top 15 best QBs in the NFL. A loaded roster with a top 15 QB can be a contender for the Superbowl.

I know a lot of people are already counting out Matt Ryan but Ryan might be one of the best pocket QBs in the business, he brings a safety net to the colts and also veteran leadership, don’t be surprised if Ryan has a comeback year in 2022.

Quarterback tier B – Above average:

  • Kirk Cousins – Minnesota Vikings
  • Dak Prescott – Dallas Cowboys
  • Matt Ryan – Indianapolis Colts

After this tier talents start getting pretty unique so it becomes hard to label them under one category. But from here on out every QB listed brings a unique trait that no other QB I have mentioned so far has been able to show.