How Does Colts’ Gardner Minshew Rank Among Pro Bowl QBs Since 2010?

How Does Colts’ Gardner Minshew Rank Among Pro Bowl QBs Since 2010?
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The Indianapolis Colts will have a Pro Bowl quarterback in 2024, thanks to fifth-year gunslinger Gardner Minshew making the 2024 exhibition after a career year with the franchise.

Minshew, 27, out of Washington State, finished the year with a career-high 3,305 yards. He threw for 15 touchdowns to nine interceptions and posted an Approximate Value (AV of 10), per, which was also a career best for the Mississippi native.

Minshew was in his first year with the Colts after playing for the Philadelphia Eagles last season. Minshew stepped up nicely when rookie quarterback Anthony Richard suffered a season-ending injury. His performance was a major reason why the Colts came within a game of making the playoffs and kept customers of Indiana sports betting interested.

While that AV figure was a record for Minshew, it represents one of the lowest year-end totals of a quarterback who qualified for the flag football exhibition, illustrating how unlikely the veteran quarterback’s inclusion on the AFC team was in 2024.

Utilizing’s AV tool, has compiled the worst quarterback to play in each Pro Bowl since 2010. Minshew ranks second worst, with an AV of 10, only behind Tyler Huntley of the Ravens in 2022.

Lowest AV of Pro Bowl QBs Since 2010

QuarterbackSeason Approximate Value
David Garrard, Jaguars201013
Andy Dalton, Bengals201111
Matt Schaub, Texans201211
Nick Foles, Eagles201311
Andy Dalton, Bengals201411
Jameis Winston, Bucs201513
Derek Carr, Raiders201612
Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers201714
Mitchell Trubisky, Bears201811
Ryan Tannehill, Titans201911
Kyler Murray, Cardinals202016
Russell Wilson, Seahawks202112
Tyler Huntley, Ravens20223
Gardner Minshew II, Colts202310

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When the 2024 NFL Pro Bowl activities kick off on Sunday from Orlando’s Camping World Stadium, Minshew officially will become the second quarterback since 2010 with an approximate value total of 11 or less to play in the contest, joining Huntley last year.

The following week is the Super Bowl, of course, and ESPN Bet Indiana has the San Francisco 49ers a slight 2-point and -128 moneyline favorite over the Kansas City Chiefs.

Other than the longtime Ravens backup, others closest in total to Minshew  were Andy Dalton (twice), Matt Schaub, Nick Foles and Ryan Tannehill, who all made the roster on the heels of seasons with AV scores of 11.

The next closest QB, AV-wise, were Derek Carr of the Las Vegas Raiders in 2016 and Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks in 2021, who had 12 AV each. Mitchell Trubisky of the Chicago Bears and Jameis Winston of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had 13 AV each in 2018 and 2015, respectively.

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Christopher Boan is a staff writer for He has covered sports and sports betting for more than seven years and has worked for publications such as, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.