Where does Joe Flacco land on Chris Simms’ QB rankings?

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - JANUARY 06: Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens walks off the field after being defeated by the Los Angeles Chargers in the AFC Wild Card Playoff game at M&T Bank Stadium on January 06, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Chargers defeated the Ravens with a score of 23 to 17. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - JANUARY 06: Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens walks off the field after being defeated by the Los Angeles Chargers in the AFC Wild Card Playoff game at M&T Bank Stadium on January 06, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Chargers defeated the Ravens with a score of 23 to 17. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) /
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Chris Simms, a former Denver Broncos backup quarterback who now works with Bleacher Report, ranked the top 40 quarterbacks in the NFL. Where is Joe Flacco?

Former Denver Broncos quarterback Chris Simms is now working in the media with Bleacher Report, and despite the fact that we may not always agree with him (when he doesn’t say positive things about the Broncos), he does pretty excellent work there.

Simms recently put together his list of the top 40 quarterbacks in the NFL, including this year’s rookie class, and Joe Flacco ended up coming in — you guessed it — in the bottom half.

This should be no surprise.

Flacco has not been playing like the ‘elite’ quarterback he once was. If you didn’t catch the sarcasm there, please let it be known.

https://twitter.com/CSimmsQB/status/1144570843718176768

Flacco, at one point in time, was a consistently ‘good’ starting quarterback in the NFL who kept the Ravens in contention, and prior to his injury last year that paved the way for Lamar Jackson to take his job, Flacco was on pace to match or exceed the numbers he put up in 2014 when he had arguably the best regular season of his career.

I have no problem with Flacco’s overall spot here, but I am starting to wonder if I’m the only one who is missing something with the Josh Allen love. He seemed to validate every concern we had about him last year as a passer despite emerging as a threat with his running abilities.

Also, Tom Brady at number nine? Wow.

Baker Mayfield at 17?

Broncos fans shouldn’t have any bone to pick with this list, but other fan bases are probably going to pick it apart. There are not 16 better quarterbacks than Baker Mayfield in the NFL today.

I also don’t think Aaron Rodgers’ recent work makes him worthy of the top spot over Patrick Mahomes at this point.

Next. Broncos position groups ranked best to worst. dark

There’s a lot to disagree with on Simms’ list, but as far as the Broncos are concerned, Flacco at 25 and Drew Lock at 37 are probably just fine where they are.

For now.