Hard to argue that those five aren't very deserving of the honour, and perhaps overdue to be recognized in some cases.
"It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone." --- Bart Giamatti, on baseball
I think Kerry Collins is a good QB who had a TON of bad luck this season. Last year we had Tiki healthy for an entire season and thus a great running game. This year Tiki didn't get going until around midyear.