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Rejuvenated by coach Jim Harbaugh, Smith had 17 touchdowns and only five INT last year

16. Bears — Jay Cutler

Proof that a quarterback must have a quality supporting cast to be elite

17. Bengals — Andy Dalton

Promising rookie season included 20 TD, 13 INT and solid passer rating of 80.4

18. Bills — Ryan Fitzpatrick

Led the NFL last season with 23 interceptions but still completed 62 percent of his throws

19. Raiders — Carson Palmer

At age 32, let’s see if he can recapture past success in his second year with the Raiders

20. Buccaneers — Josh Freeman

A major disappointment last season (16 TD/20 INT) after a breakout 2010

21. Jets — Mark Sanchez, Tim Tebow

Sanchez’s inaccuracy is exceeded by Tebow’s, although Tebow will siphon Sanchez’s snaps

22. Chiefs — Matt Cassel

Chiefs got it wrong in giving Cassel $28 million guaranteed in 2009

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