The 25 NFL quarterbacks with the most clout

Cliché as it is to say the NFL is a quarterback-driven league, it doesn’t make it any less true.The best players at the position become the face of their respective franchises, elevate the play of those around them and inevitably lift the profile of their team. That leads to deserved clout: leverage for big paydays, influence within the organization and larger-than-life individual brands.Read on for a glimpse at the 25 field generals in the NFL who carry the most clout with all those factors considered, and how that could foretell how their teams will fare in the years to come. 25. Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens  The arrival of first-round pick Lamar Jackson doesn’t place Flacco’s job in immediate jeopardy. That’s what happens when you have one of the best playoff runs in NFL history.Flacco is still living off a dazzling postseason following the 2012 campaign, when he averaged over nine yards per attempt with 11 touchdowns and zero picks in leading the Ravens to a Super Bowl XLVII triumph. The next year Flacco

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