Special Report

The Best Quarterback The Year You Were Born

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2015. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
> Quarterback rating: 99.4
> Passing yards: 3,837
> Passing touchdowns: 35
> Postseason success Lost Super Bowl
> Honors: MVP, All-Pro, Pro Bowl

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2016. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
> Quarterback rating: 117.1
> Passing yards: 4,944
> Passing touchdowns: 38
> Postseason success Lost Super Bowl
> Honors: MVP, All-Pro, Pro Bowl

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2017. Tom Brady, New England Patriots
> Quarterback rating: 102.8
> Passing yards: 4,577
> Passing touchdowns: 32
> Postseason success Lost Super Bowl
> Honors: All-Pro, Pro Bowl

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2018. Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs
> Quarterback rating: 113.8
> Passing yards: 5,097
> Passing touchdowns: 50
> Postseason success Lost AFC Championship Game
> Honors: MVP, All-Pro, Pro Bowl

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2019. Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens
> Quarterback rating: 113.3
> Passing yards: 3,127
> Passing touchdowns: 36
> Postseason success Lost Divisional Round
> Honors: MVP, All-Pro, Pro Bowl

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2020. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
> Quarterback rating: 121.5
> Passing yards: 4,299
> Passing touchdowns: 48
> Postseason success Lost NFC Championship Game
> Honors: MVP, All-Pro, Pro Bowl