BOSTON (CBS) – We hear all the time about “coaching advantages” and how the NFL is a “quarterback-driven league.”

Well with the Wild Card round over with and the Divisional round now just days away, 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Andy Gresh & Scott Zolak took some time Thursday morning to rank the top coach-quarterback tandems remaining in the playoffs.

Both agreed with their top two choices, and they flip-flopped on picks three and four. The only other agreement came with their final pick.

 Gresh’s Picks

1. Bill Belichick & Tom Brady

2. Mike McCarthy & Aaron Rodgers

3. Pete Carroll & Russell Wilson

4. John Harbaugh & Joe Flacco

5. Jason Garrett & Tony Romo

6. Chuck Pagano & Andrew Luck

7. John Fox & Peyton Manning

8. Ron Rivera & Cam Newton

Zolak’s Picks

1. Bill Belichick & Tom Brady

2. Mike McCarthy & Aaron Rodgers

3. John Harbaugh & Joe Flacco

4. Pete Carroll & Russell Wilson

5. Chuck Pagano & Andrew Luck

6. John Fox & Peyton Manning

7. Jason Garrett & Tony Romo

8. Ron Rivera & Cam Newton

Rank YOUR top coaching-quarterback tandems in the comments section below, or tweet your choices to @Greshandzo or @ScottZolak!

Listen below for the full discussion:


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