Leaving Drew Brees off top-5 playoff QBs list was a ‘mistake’ - Stephen A. Smith | First Take

  • Published on Jan 10, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith of First Take reveals his top-5 NFL playoff quarterbacks among the teams in the divisional round, which includes the New England Patriots’ Tom Brady, the Dallas Cowboys’ Dak Prescott, the Los Angeles Chargers’ Philip Rivers, the Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes and the Indianapolis Colts’ Andrew Luck. Stephen A. says he left Philadelphia Eagles’ Nick Foles off the list because he is “sick and tired” of the talk surrounding him and says it was a “mistake” to leave New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees off the list.
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  • Kenny Domino
    Kenny Domino 11 days ago

    No Drew Brees wtf

  • Michael Leonard
    Michael Leonard 3 months ago

    Get rid of Brady huh? Oops

  • Guy
    Guy 3 months ago

    That may be the worst list of all time

  • SuomronE KciD
    SuomronE KciD 3 months ago

    Andrew luck!!! Waaa!!!! Oooops I meant Nathan peterman!!!!! Waaaa!!!!

  • Sam Gilley
    Sam Gilley 3 months ago

    Excuse me wtf

  • Nikki k
    Nikki k 3 months ago

    What the heck dak Prescott over drew Bree’s

  • ForeverFootball3
    ForeverFootball3 3 months ago


  • Joshua Williams
    Joshua Williams 3 months ago

    3 of his 5 Lost And didn’t play Great... WTH?!? Mannnnn it’s ridiculous! No Drew Brees bruh?!?

  • Xtreme J
    Xtreme J 3 months ago

    For once I actually agree with Max

  • Adam John
    Adam John 3 months ago

    Stephen A needs to stay off the weeed

    T SMACKS 3 months ago

    Look who is moving on.....Drew Brees. Who dat!

  • joel saravia
    joel saravia 3 months ago

    Oh TB at #5???? lmfaoooo

  • KASLtja
    KASLtja 3 months ago

    This dude says he forgot about Brees............proof that Brees is underrated.....STILL!!

  • Andrew Gunderson
    Andrew Gunderson 3 months ago

    Stephen A is delusional

  • Terrance Walker
    Terrance Walker 3 months ago

    How could you ever leave out Drew Brees? 🤔🤔🤔🤔

  • Jmm
    Jmm 3 months ago

    Hunter Henry should be on that list.

  • Martin Parra
    Martin Parra 3 months ago

    Well this list didn't age well

  • Ethan Scharf
    Ethan Scharf 3 months ago +2

    My rankings now during the pats game
    1. Brees
    2. Mahomes
    5. Hill and Bridgewater

  • SSM
    SSM 3 months ago

    you sure? you forgot about drew brees?
    he should be top 1

  • Davon Rodriguez
    Davon Rodriguez 3 months ago

    Dak definitely carried dallas tonight

  • Nick Burne
    Nick Burne 3 months ago

    Andrew Luck #1 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Tim Davids
    Tim Davids 3 months ago

    How did Dak and Luck work out for you! Goff, Brees and Foles the guys you left out of the list are still in the playoffs

  • Amir Ali
    Amir Ali 3 months ago

    Just because you yell doesn't make you right

  • Z Max
    Z Max 3 months ago

    Is ESPN working Stephen A stupid??? Or is Stephen A really that stupid????Alot brain farts lately...

  • Eddie Cardwell
    Eddie Cardwell 3 months ago +2

    Replace dak with Foles and Luck with Brees and move Brady to 2.

  • vrrs
    vrrs 3 months ago

    Who's top 5 right now but he says Brady because of what he's done in the past?

  • Shannon Sharpe
    Shannon Sharpe 3 months ago


  • TF you lookin at
    TF you lookin at 3 months ago

    Brees and Brady been gettin disrespected a lot this past week

  • PLNB0019
    PLNB0019 3 months ago

    No Brees. This is ridiculous. He said he forgot about him. Lol

  • Anthony Garvey
    Anthony Garvey 3 months ago

    Anything coming out of that clown's mouth makes it invalid.

  • gochipurself
    gochipurself 3 months ago

    Damn so drew was candidate for mvp but you don’t put him on this list Stephen a you’re literally retarted we all know you’d pick drew on a life line over half those guys.

  • Eugene Krabs
    Eugene Krabs 3 months ago

    What’s worse? Max’s hate for Brady or Skip’s hate for Rodgers?

  • DTS _
    DTS _ 3 months ago

    1) Drew Brees
    2) Patty Mahomes
    3) Andrew Luck
    4) Tom Brady
    5) Jared Goff
    Imagine thinking Philip Rivers is a better QB than Drew Brees 😂

  • Andrew Goldin
    Andrew Goldin 3 months ago

    Brady should be at the top of the list.

  • Maurice Parker
    Maurice Parker 3 months ago +1

    1. Drew Brees
    2. Pat Mahomes
    3. Tom Brady
    4. Andrew Luck
    5. Phillip Rivers

  • Luke Thibodeaux
    Luke Thibodeaux 3 months ago

    D.B. 1. P. M. 1.2 and so on

  • Fenny Joseph
    Fenny Joseph 3 months ago

    This guy is a mother f...ker

  • James Oswald
    James Oswald 3 months ago +1

    my top 5 for THIS playoffs:
    1. Brees
    2. Brady
    3. Foles
    4. Luck
    5. Mahomes

  • Nick McKenzie
    Nick McKenzie 3 months ago

    What the fuck is SAS smoking?!?!?

  • Jorge Diaz
    Jorge Diaz 3 months ago

    Max is an idiot

  • elver galarga
    elver galarga 3 months ago

    I didn’t forget to leave a dislike

  • Micah Heard
    Micah Heard 3 months ago

    1. Brady (5 superbowls and most playoff wins all time, this is what he does)
    2. Brees (my favorite QB of all time and given the situation will probably win his second superbowl this season)
    3. Rivers (pure veteran and not new to this level of play)
    4. Goff (will atleast win one playoff game this year)
    5. Luck (Extremely smart and talented Qb)
    6. Mahomes (my theory is that he isn't playoff ready and will fold under playoff pressure, so will tyreek and hunt)
    7. Foles (Shouldn't have won against Chicago and no chance against the Saints)
    8. Prescott (came from my hometown of Haughton, La, but doesn't stand much of a chance against a fired up Rams team in Los Angeles)

  • Llamatarian
    Llamatarian 3 months ago

    What in the FUCK is this list?

  • Cei Osman
    Cei Osman 3 months ago

    The real list
    1. Mahomes
    2. Goff
    3. Brady
    4. Brees
    5. Rivers

    DEM HOT BOYS 3 months ago

    Foles the one who had 2 picks and got saved cuz of a bad kicker does not deserve to be in the list i agree with his list and also cuz i fo think that brees is the best left

  • Dave Brown
    Dave Brown 3 months ago

    These host loves deflate brady they have to praise him or he wont let them lick him

  • john smith
    john smith 3 months ago

    I'm horrified

  • joseph garris
    joseph garris 3 months ago

    All I gotta say is he’s retarded

  • Deandre Rucker
    Deandre Rucker 3 months ago

    Dak huh? Dak don’t belong on that list

  • Cam Newton
    Cam Newton 3 months ago


  • Patriot
    Patriot 3 months ago

    Stephen A is on crack waaaaah!!

  • Noah G
    Noah G 3 months ago


  • Darius Hall
    Darius Hall 3 months ago

    Stephen A. Smith be smokin that good stuff lately.

  • # Thunderup
    # Thunderup 3 months ago

    Y'all hate on New Orleans...like y'all hate on Russell Westbrook

  • Maze Bean
    Maze Bean 3 months ago

    Dang i knew stephen a smith was stupid but he’s had a little too much of that retard juice. Dak Prescott should not be on that list and I would not count on Patrick Mahomes. Put Drew Brees and Jared Goff on that list.

  • DXmaxair
    DXmaxair 3 months ago

    Take off Prescott. Add Brees. Brady stays put. Nick Foles don't belong on this list. They won off a botched field goal.

    • DXmaxair
      DXmaxair 3 months ago

      +Tim Davids Are you ok man? We all have bad days

    • Tim Davids
      Tim Davids 3 months ago

      Who got the td to take the lead in the final 4 mins of the game? RIght go back under your rock idiot. Btw the kick was tipped not botched

  • Carson Britt
    Carson Britt 3 months ago

    Forgetting Drew Brees is a sin

  • Abdul Almalik Aljamal
    Abdul Almalik Aljamal 3 months ago


  • Feed Zeke21
    Feed Zeke21 3 months ago

    Not putting Brees on there is a bigger mistake than Steve Harvey. 😂😂😂

  • Aidan White
    Aidan White 3 months ago

    1. Mahomes
    2. Brady
    3. Luck
    4. Brees
    5. Foles

  • Lmao'BrinaWtf
    Lmao'BrinaWtf 3 months ago

    Y’all do know Stephen A. is A. Joking about how Cowboys fans (like me lol, even though I agree Dak doesn’t deserve to be on this list) are crazy and rate Dak with the rest of the Great QB’s. And B. I’m sure he’s trying to get attention as well as jinx the Cowboys for their upcoming game.

  • Carl Johnson
    Carl Johnson 3 months ago

    His hairline is running from his ignorant words...

  • Strizzii -
    Strizzii - 3 months ago

    Litterally the worst list of all time😂😂😂

  • GetBuckets
    GetBuckets 3 months ago

    Not one of his top 4 have even won a divisional playoff game and theyre above Brady, Stephen a seriously needs to be drug tested. Max has been a joker so im not surprised at his comments.

  • IGetSuper-Dome 504
    IGetSuper-Dome 504 3 months ago +2

    Wow. You “forgot”....see you Sunday ⚜️

  • momo da savage
    momo da savage 3 months ago +1

    That list actually made me laugh so hard😂💀

  • cfbgoespop
    cfbgoespop 3 months ago

    I know everyone shits on Screamin A and rightfully so but........is he OK? He's making lots and lots of these mistakes lately....

  • Jebac budala
    Jebac budala 3 months ago


  • Gray Smith
    Gray Smith 3 months ago


  • GoLeafs Go
    GoLeafs Go 3 months ago

    You put Dak but forgot Brees 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

  • paul christman
    paul christman 3 months ago

    this dude is a racist clown!

  • Dan The Man
    Dan The Man 3 months ago

    But where's Hunter Henry Stephen A!!? 😂

  • Marvin Gibbs
    Marvin Gibbs 3 months ago

    Man fuck this list My Cowboys should be on a list with #1 Defense

  • Rigem-_-
    Rigem-_- 3 months ago

    Stephen A you lost all my respect ...first you shit talk “short” QBs now this

  • J C
    J C 3 months ago

    It’s Brady 1, Brees 2, Foles 3, Rivers 4 and Luck 5. Im sorry if you’ve never won a playoff game, conference championship game or a superbowl you don’t belong on this list. The only reason I put foles ahead of rivers is he knows what it takes to win in the tournament. It’s a completely different season. Anyone can play loose when they know their playing next week regardless. This is a whole different animal.

  • I'M AWAKE - ARE YOU ??
    I'M AWAKE - ARE YOU ?? 3 months ago

    Sorry Molly but you just don't fit in and you're weird. Foles is #1 that's the reason SAS mentioned his name he felt guilty.

  • Dallas Murphy
    Dallas Murphy 3 months ago

    Max said ancient history like Tom Brady didn’t win MVP last year

  • NewYorkGiants123
    NewYorkGiants123 3 months ago

    Putting Dak Prescott on this list is a disgrace. He's easily the worst QB left here.

  • Dallas Murphy
    Dallas Murphy 3 months ago

    How did Drew Brees not make this list

  • Derek Pennington
    Derek Pennington 3 months ago

    He doesn't know ANYTHING about football

  • JM M
    JM M 3 months ago

    So, let's discuss...no Brees?
    You got Dak and Rivers over the greatest player in NFL history and reigning MVP.
    Also, Brady beat Luck & Mahomes this season and Rivers is Brady's b****
    top 5 based off who I would take to win me a playoff game
    1. TB
    2. Brees
    3. Mahomes
    4. Luck
    5. Rivers

  • Zack Sheehan
    Zack Sheehan 3 months ago


  • Jason Strom
    Jason Strom 3 months ago

    Anyone who's won a Superbowl should be at the top of the list. Brady, Brees, Foles, and then whoever comes next. But that is definitely how it should be.

  • Tywan Watson
    Tywan Watson 3 months ago

    So the guys who won Super Bowls are at the bottom?

  • Jason Strom
    Jason Strom 3 months ago

    This list is ridiculous. For one Foles belongs up there, but so does Brees. Luck and Prescott should be behind both of them. I'm an Eagles fan so I understand the Foles hate. But still, the guys broke records last season and broke a few more on his way into the Playoffs this season. And I'm sorry but Brady shouldn't be so low. I'd have put him and Brees near the top.

  • Audit The Fed
    Audit The Fed 3 months ago +1

    A useful idiot.

  • Cmkev 17
    Cmkev 17 3 months ago +1

    Molly STFU

  • m
    m 3 months ago

    I think Stephen A Smith needs to stay off the weeed. Take his own advice.

  • sandy harris
    sandy harris 3 months ago

    He's so focused on trying to disrepect Foles, he forgot to put Drew Brees on the list😂😂😂😂

  • Joe Congdon
    Joe Congdon 3 months ago


  • englewood price
    englewood price 3 months ago

    the level of disrespect nick foles gets is amazing. my money is on him to outduel drew brees in his own stadium.

  • oliver Rodriguez
    oliver Rodriguez 3 months ago

    He’s got hunter Henry in his top 5 TEs

  • gabe briggs
    gabe briggs 3 months ago

    Lol dak Prescott and not drew brees what a dumb fuck

  • alanchanpanda
    alanchanpanda 3 months ago

    Why?!?!!?!u gotta be so extra Stephen a!?!?and molly...the people already don’t like you!!! Don’t you WHY?!?why?!

  • 5StarFilmz
    5StarFilmz 3 months ago

    Brees is GOAT

  • J Gunn
    J Gunn 3 months ago

    Saints-Colts Rematch in the Dome

  • Flat Stanley
    Flat Stanley 3 months ago

    When dak is ahead of drew 😴

  • Desi Salvant
    Desi Salvant 3 months ago


  • Paul
    Paul 3 months ago

    Prescott and Luck should be off the list

  • Darryl Elliott
    Darryl Elliott 3 months ago

    Excuse me... but how is Tom Brady the goat?