Which punchline quarterback had the best game in Week 13?

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Fitting with another unpredictable season in the NFL world, some of the league's most laughed-at quarterbacks were the ones doing the chuckling this Sunday.

While they may not be the most physically-gifted passers in football, these four signal-callers, who are typically the butt of the joke, did plenty more than just manage the game. But who had the best day?

Blake Bortles

Comp. Att. Yards TDs INTs Rush Yds Rush TDs
26 35 309 2 0 27 0

For the second time this season, Bortles topped 300 yards against the Colts' defense, the only team he's done that to in 2017, leading his team to a convincing 30-10 victory over their division rival.

The Jaguars had to lean on Bortles as the run game was not as potent as usual, averaging 3.6 yards per carry on 27 attempts with only one score. Bortles avoided his usual trend of turning the ball over, instead completing 74.3 percent of his passes - his highest mark in the last two seasons.

Josh McCown

Comp. Att. Yards TDs INTs Rush Yds Rush TDs
26 36 331 1 0 19 2

McCown has somehow kept the Jets in the playoff hunt through 13 weeks thanks to a gutty performance in Sunday's 39-31 shootout win over the Chiefs.

The journeyman pivot led scoring drives for the Jets on every second half possession - aside from a final kneel down - to keep pace with a surging Chiefs offense. McCown spread the ball to six different pass catchers, with two topping 100 yards, while calling his own number twice on one-yard scoring runs.

Tom Savage

Comp. Att. Yards TDs INTs Rush Yds Rush TDs
31 49 365 1 1 -1 0

Savage couldn't get his team the win they needed to keep pace in a lowly AFC wildcard race, though he did have his first career 300-yard passing game.

The third-year pro found nine different receivers in the losing effort, including second-year tight end Stephen Anderson who caught his first career touchdown.

Alex Smith

Comp. Att. Yards TDs INTs Rush Yds Rush TDs
19 33 366 4 0 70 0

Smith does not appreciate having his skills diminished by fans and media. After a week of columnists calling for rookie Pat Mahomes to see playing time, Smith was back to the form that had him in MVP conversations early in the season.

The veteran quarterback started the game hot, hitting Travis Kelce for a a pair of touchdowns - a 22-yard score, followed by a 36-yard connection - on the opening two drives. Smith needed just one rush attempt to lead the game in yards on the ground, scrambling for 70 yards in the second quarter.

Smith came just two yards shy of his season-high set in Week 1, though with the Chiefs dropping their fourth straight, the quarterback's performance won't be considered as good as the opening-night win.

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