I'm sittng here at the computer with my TV tuned to ESPN. At the end of "NFL Live" there's a mention by host Trey Wingo of a survey by some economists that indicated that good-looking quarterbacks are better paid than those who aren't so handsome. It seems pretty ridiculous, but I found an article that quotes one of the economists involved in this study, so feel free to disagree. They used facial recognition software that analyzes facial symmetry, and combined it with a number of other factors, to come to this conclusion.
Anyway, this led Wingo to ask analysts Marcellus Wiley and Mark Schlereth, "Who is the best-looking quarterback in the NFL?" Their answers, plus a photo of a quarterback about to swallow some meat, are after the jump. (How's that for a tease?)
Both went with Tom Brady -- Schlereth called him "devastatingly handsome" while Wiley said he chose Brady because he has a supermodel girlfriend.
It should be noted that after Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers received a contract extension earlier this season, NFL Network's Adam Schefter reported that Rodgers is the fourth-highest paid quarterback in the league, after Peyton Manning, Carson Palmer and Ben Roethlisberger.
We've seen plenty of Peyton Manning TV commercials and Tom Brady's modeling gigs, so here's something from Carson Palmer. He may be well-paid but when it comes to commercial deals, judging from this he's not in the big leagues.