Ranking Saints' Derek Carr among NFC quarterback landscape

Derek Carr, New Orleans Saints
Derek Carr, New Orleans Saints / Sean Gardner/GettyImages
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Jalen Hurts, Philadelphia Eagles / Patrick Breen/The Republic / USA TODAY

Jalen Hurts is the best quarterback in the NFC.

He has already started in a Super Bowl, played brilliantly in it, and came a controversial call away from getting the ball with a chance to win the game, and become immortal. You couple that with the fact that he very easily could have been the 2022 NFL MVP had he not missed a couple games, including one against the Saints, and it's pretty easy to name him as tops.

Of course there are people out there that may want to see him continue on this trajectory he's on, and that's kind of fair, but at the rate the trajectory has already gone, those people should get their wish.

So there you have it, the Philadelphia Eagles have the one quarterback in the conference that many General Managers and franchises would be thrilled to start their team with, and the best quarterback in the conference. That said, the New Orleans Saints have a top-five quarterback in the conference, and an excellent chance to host a playoff game in the Big Easy with that quarterback. Derek Carr is a top-five NFC quarterback as we stand today, and even after the Draft, there are still plenty of unknowns.