PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (2024)

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (1)

Paul Bretl

July 5, 2024 8:47 am ET

The sample size we saw from Anthony Richardson in his rookie season was small, but in those few games you could see growth and his playmaking abilities on display.

With only 98 career dropbacks, realistically, there will still be growing pains that Richardson will experience this season, but it’s not as if he will have to do it all on his own either.

Richardson will be behind a top offensive line unit and will have a healthy Jonathan Taylor in the backfield along side of him. At receiver will be the reliable Michael Pittman, Josh Downs, who is poised for a jump in Year 2, and AD Mitchell, who will bring a new element to the Colts’ offense with his 4.34 speed and explosiveness.

There is also something to be said for the importance of continuity and being in Shane Steichen’s offense–where numerous quarterbacks have found success–for a second season.

“Every time I step on the field I’m like, what are we going to get today? Like, I can’t wait to see it,” Mitchell said. “I can’t wait to be a part of it and I can’t wait to play with it. It’s been fun just learning each other, learning what he likes to do, what I think as a receiver and just mixing the two because once we’re on the same page — if the whole offense is on the same page with that one man, it’ll be a very special year.”

Andrew Harbaugh of Vikings Wirerecently compiledPro Football Focusgrades for all 32 (projected) starting quarterbacks, including college grades for rookie QBs.

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Arizona Cardinals

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (2)

Dec 13, 2021; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws a pass against the Los Angeles Rams during the second half at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Kyler Murray

PFF Grade: 70.8

Atlanta Falcons

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (3)

Jun 3, 2024; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Kirk Cousins (18) shown in action on the field during Falcons OTA at the Falcons Training facility. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Kirk Cousins

PFF grade: 86.1

Baltimore Ravens

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (4)

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – DECEMBER 04: Quarterback Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens drops back to pass against the Denver Broncos at M&T Bank Stadium on December 04, 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Lamar Jackson

PFF grade: 90.4

Buffalo Bills

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (5)

Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Josh Allen

PFF grade: 92.1

Carolina Panthers

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (6)

Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

Bryce Young

PFF grade: 56.0

Chicago Bears

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (7)

Jun 5, 2024; Lake Forest, IL, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Caleb Williams (18) passes the ball during the team’s minicamp at Halas Hall. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

Caleb Williams

PFF College grade: 90.3

Cincinnati Bengals

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (8)

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) throws in the second quarter during Super Bowl 56 against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. The Cincinnati Bengals lost, 23-30.

Nfl Super Bowl 56 Los Angeles Rams Vs Cincinnati Bengals Feb 13 2022 1405

Joe Burrow

PFF grade: 77.9

Cleveland Browns

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (9)

Scott Galvin-USA TODAY Sports

Deshaun Watson

PFF grade: 67.3

Dallas Cowboys

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (10)

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Dak Prescott

PFF grade: 90.0

Denver Broncos

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (11)

Feb 3, 2024; Mobile, AL, USA; National quarterback Bo Nix of Oregon (10) throws the ball during the first half of the 2024 Senior Bowl football game at Hanco*ck Whitney Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Vasha Hunt-USA TODAY Sports

Bo Nix
PFF College grade: 93.0

Jarrett Stidham
PFF grade: 55.5

Detroit Lions

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (12)

Syndication: Detroit Free Press

Jared Goff

PFF grade: 85.7

Green Bay Packers

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (13)

(Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Jordan Love

PFF grade: 83.6

Houston Texans

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (14)

(Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

C.J. Stroud

PFF grade: 83.1

Indianapolis Colts

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (15)

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Anthony Richardson (5) looks over the line of scrimmage Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, during a game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium in Houston

Anthony Richardson

PFF grade: 52.2

Jacksonville Jaguars

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (16)

Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

Trevor Lawrence

PFF grade: 79.7

Kansas City Chiefs

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (17)

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Patrick Mahomes

PFF grade: 90.5

Las Vegas Raiders

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (18)

Dec 31, 2023; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Aidan O’Connell (4) passes a ball between Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle Grover Stewart (90) and defensive end Dayo Odeyingbo (54) in the second half at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Aidan O’Connell
PFF grade: 65.9

Gardner Minshew
PFF grade: 62.0

Los Angeles Chargers

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (19)

Jan 2, 2022; Inglewood, California, USA; Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) looks to throw a pass in the first half the game against the Denver Broncos at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Justin Herbert

PFF grade: 85.5

Los Angeles Rams

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (20)

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – OCTOBER 01: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Los Angeles Rams looks to pass against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 01, 2023 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Matthew Stafford

PFF grade: 88.2

Miami Dolphins

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (21)

(Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

Tua Tagovailoa

PFF grade: 86.9

Minnesota Vikings

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (22)

EAGAN, MINNESOTA – JUNE 04: Quarterbacks J.J. McCarthy #9, Sam Darnold #14 and Nick Mullens #12 of the Minnesota Vikings watch the drill during Minnesota Vikings mandatory minicamp at Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center on June 04, 2024 in Eagan, Minnesota.(Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

J.J. McCarthy
PFF College grade: 90.6

Sam Darnold
PFF grade: 66.0

New England Patriots

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Apr 25, 2024; Detroit, MI, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels quarterback Drake Maye poses with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the New England Patriots as the No. 3 pick in the first round of the 2024 NFL Draft at Campus Martius Park and Hart Plaza. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Drake Maye
PFF College grade: 91.5

Jacoby Brissett
PFF grade: 84.6

New Orleans Saints

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (24)

Matthew Hinton-USA TODAY Sports

Derek Carr

PFF grade: 77.2

New York Jets

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Aug 26, 2023; East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA; New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers (8) throws a pass against the New York Giants during the first half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

Aaron Rodgers

PFF grade from 2022: 77.5

Philadelphia Eagles

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Nov 3, 2022; Houston, Texas, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) jogs off the field during the fourth quarter against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Jalen Hurts

PFF grade: 86.7

Pittsburgh Steelers

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (27)

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA – JUNE 6: Russell Wilson #3 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks to pass during the Pittsburgh Steelers OTA offseason workout at UPMC Rooney Sports Complex on June 6 2024 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Russell Wilson

PFF grade: 77.5

San Francisco 49ers

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January 1, 2023; Paradise, Nevada, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) throws as offensive tackle Daniel Brunskill (60) provides coverage against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half at Allegiant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Brock Purdy

PFF grade: 87.4

Seattle Seahawks

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (29)

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Geno Smith

PFF grade: 82.9

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (30)

Lon Horwedel-USA TODAY Sports

Baker Mayfield

PFF grade: 77.2

Tennessee Titans

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (31)

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Will Levis

PFF grade: 63.7

Washington Commanders

PFF grades for all 32 NFL team's projected starting quarterbacks (32)

Jun 5, 2024; Ashburn, VA, USA; Washington Commanders quarterback Jayden Daniels (5) passes a ball during an OTA workout at Commanders Park. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Jayden Daniels

PFF College grade: 94.7

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