Ranking Chargers' Justin Herbert and all 32 starting quarterbacks in 2022

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24. Baker Mayfield, Carolina Panthers

Baker Mayfield and Jared Goff have very similar lows as they both can lose football games at the quarterback position. However, Baker does have that extra fire in him that Goff does not have, and while it does not come often at all, he can make big plays when the situation calls for it.

He might not be great, but almost everyone has to be rooting for Baker to succeed after how the Cleveland Browns treated him.

23. Justin Fields, Chicago Bears

Hand up, I will admit I am a bit biased towards Justin Fields. Some may argue that Fields should be down with Lance and Wilson and I don't think anyone is necessarily wrong for thinking that. I just think Fields has the potential to be the best QB from the entire 2021 class, including Trevor Lawrence.

The problem is that the Bears are giving him literally zero help and he may and up looking like a bottom-five quarterback in the league as a result.

22. Mac Jones, New England Patriots

Mac Jones was fine last season but when he had to step up and win a game he simply couldn't do it. It also is pretty telling that in the biggest games of the year the Patriots elected not to throw the ball much. This is a massive prove-it year for Jones, who slots in behind my boldest take of the entire year.

21. Davis Mills, Houston Texans

Guys and gals, I really like Davis Mills. I don't really like him in the sense that he is going to be a top-10 quarterback but I think he is the most overlooked QB in the entire league. Most people probably rank him in the bottom three, I rank him above 11 other quarterbacks.

I will either look like a complete fool or a genius after the season. But at the end of the day, if you look at Mills' numbers on a horrible Houston team last year there is promise. After getting back the starting job in Week 14, Mills averaged 251.6 yards per game with a 68.42% completion rate, nine touchdowns and two interceptions.