NFL: The quarterback class of the 2020 Draft looks among the best on the entire gridiron

Currently, the 2 quarterbacks that are on everyone’s lips, and who are the main candidates to win the award to the Most Valuable Player of the nflare patrick mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs, and Josh Allen of the buffalo billsconsidered by many to be the best in the league.

Well, they are not wrong, since Mahomes has the chiefs as the best team in the American Conference, with a record of 9 wins and 2 losses, being the leader in passing yards with 3,585, leader in passes for touchdown at 29, with 66.1 percent completion efficiency.

Meanwhile, Allen is second in passing yards with 3,406, second in passing touchdowns with 25, with a 64.1 percent completion efficiency, and 5 rushing scores, with the Bills leading the AL East. American Conference.

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Although the 2 aforementioned are undoubtedly the opponents to beat, there are currently 4 quarterbacks who are shining with their own light in their second year on the gridiron, all coming from the draft of 2020.

The first of them is joe burrow of the Cincinnati Bengals, who last season led in completion percentage with 70.4, in addition to having led his team to its first Super Bowl appearance in more than 30 years, although they ended up losing to the Los Angeles Rams.

Justin Herbert, quarterback for the Chargers. Photo: AFP

Burrow, who was the first pick in the 2020 Draft, has not lowered his great level, and at the moment he is third in passing yards with 3,160, third in touchdown passes with 23, with 68.2 percent efficiency in completions , fourth best in the NFL, with the Bengals in second position in the North Division of the American Conference, with a record of 7 wins and 4 losses, tied with the Baltimore Ravens, in addition to being on a 3-game winning streak.

Secondly we have Justin Herbert Los Angeles Chargers, 2020 Offensive Rookie of the Year, 2021 Pro Bowl selection, setting several records for a first-year quarterback, including most touchdown passes in history with 31 .

Today, Herbert’s Chargers are in second place in the Western Division of the American Conference, with 3 thousand and 4 yards, fifth best in the NFL, with 19 touchdown passes, fifth best in the NFL, and a 67.4 percent on completions.

Jalen Hurtsthe only one of this top 4 that was not selected in the first round of the 2020 Draft, being that he was chosen in position 53 of the second, has shown that he should have been chosen much earlier, with the Eagles currently being the best team in the NFL.

Jalen Hurts, quarterback for the Eagles. Photo: AFP

Hurts has the Philadelphia Egales with a record of 10 wins and one loss, with 2,560 passing yards, with 17 touchdown passes, with only 3 interceptions, with a 67.3 percent completion rate, in addition to adding 597 rushing yards, and 8 touchdowns in this way .

Last but not least, Tua Tagovailoathe fifth pick in the Draft chosen by the Miami Dolphins, has those from Florida with a 5-game winning streak, second in the American Conference East Division with 8 wins and 3 losses, behind the Bills (9-3) .

In terms of his numbers, Tua has 2,564 yards passing, with 19 passing touchdowns, 69.7 percent completion, second-best in the NFL, with 115.7 passer rating, best in the NFL.

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That said, the league right now belongs to Mahomes and Allen, with legends still going strong like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers, but the next generation of quarterbacks is definitely here, and loaded with talent.

Tua Tagovailoa, quarterback for the Dolphins. Photo: AFP

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NFL: The quarterback class of the 2020 Draft looks among the best on the entire gridiron