Ranking Saints' Derek Carr among NFC quarterback landscape

Derek Carr, New Orleans Saints
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#6 NFC Quarterback: Kirk Cousins - Minnesota Vikings

Now we go to the curious case of Kirk Cousins. Somehow, he's one of the more polarizing players amongst fans, which is kind of hilarious since he seems like the nicest guy.

Anyhoo, the fact of the matter on Cousins is this. He is a good NFL quarterback. He is. You can win games with him, have your offense put up number, and heck, maybe he'll even mess around and win a playoff game, as Saints fans had to find out the hard way.

The thing is though, he isn't a quarterback you can win a Super Bowl with. He's good, but not great. A case can certainly be made that he can be top five, but with the supporting offensive cast he has with the Minnesota Vikings, for example the best wide receiver in football in Justin Jefferson, more should be expected of Cousins. He also isn't a quarterback that many see has being able to put together an MVP-caliber season, despite some talking heads on the television machine trying to convince the masses of otherwise going into the 2022 season.

When it comes to Cousins, this will be a very telling year. The Vikings won a lot of games, and lost, by the hairs on their chinny-chin-chins, so they need Cousins to step up and show out, even if they are rumored to potentially draft a quarterback...

Now for the top five.