NFL: Ranking the 5 most underrated quarterbacks for 2020

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The quarterback position naturally catches a lot of attention from NFL experts and fans. It catches a lot of flack when things are not going well but receives a lot of the credit when team success takes place.

There are a few quarterbacks like Patrick Mahomes, Russell Wilson, and Lamar Jackson that are widely considered being among the favorites for the 2020 NFL MVP Award. Those are elite talents that receive the respect they deserve from experts and fans.

Whether it’s a relatively down season or a year that doesn’t feature flashy enough numbers to grab headlines, some quarterbacks simply end up going under the radar. The NFL is the ultimate ‘what have you done for me lately’ league with only 16 regular-season games.

The good news for underrated players is that recency bias can be an advantage if they put together a strong season. That can help go from being under-discussed to become the staple of ‘most underrated player in the league’ conversations.

With that being said, here are the five most underrated quarterbacks heading into the 2020 season.