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Top Ten qbs of all Time

Tom Brady​
Tom Brady​

Who is the greatest QB of all time? Tom Brady is 4-2 in Super Bowls, with a chance at title No. 5 on Sunday. Joe Montana went 4-0 -- and never threw an interception in the NFL's biggest game.

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Peyton ​Manning​
Peyton ​Manning​

Peyton Manning to retire after 18 NFL seasons, five MVPs, two titles and numerous records Time makes it difficult to rank and compare the greats from the different periods. Stopping at 10 is quite a task, too.

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Joe Montana​
Joe Montana​

Johnny Unitas was, quite simply, the man -- but was he the best quarterback of all time? Elliot Harrison lists the top 20 signal-callers to play in the NFL. Elliot Harrison lists the top 20 signal-callers to play in the NFL.

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Dan Marino​
Dan Marino​

Just think about the kinds of numbers Marino put up in an era when the passing numbers (league-wide) were nowhere near what they are today. Simply mind-boggling. But moving on, further down in that same article is the list of the top 75 quarterbacks of all-time based on the same stat formula.

John Elway​
John Elway​

Denver Broncos general manager and executive vice president of football operations John Elway is a former NFL MVP and two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback. Whom does Elway name among his top five QBs of all time? Did he put himself on the list? Did he include current Broncos QB Peyton Manning? Watch as Elway discusses his short list QBs with Bleacher Report NFL insider Jason Cole in the video above.

Brett Favre​
Brett Favre​

Even if it's not Favre's personal best, it's easily the best season the NFL has seen by a quarterback (or any player) after hitting the age of 40. It's not just how long he's played, managed to avoid any significant injuries, or ever missed a game. That's all impressive, but that's not the part that gets everyone scratching their heads.

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Johnny Unitas​
Johnny Unitas​

Unitas is the chess grandmaster among quarterbacks. You can actually see the beautiful logic in a Unitas game, so unlike other QB's who rely on strength alone. All NFL games should be like a Unitas game, his 1958 NFL championship is the template of great football games guaranteed to glue fans to the screen in increasing numbers.

Steve Young​
Steve Young​

Steve Young's younger brothers, Mike and Tom, both played quarterback at BYU after Steve, but neither received much playing time. [citation needed] Young has been married to Barbara Graham since 2000.

Drew Brees​
Drew Brees​

Where does Drew Brees rank among all-time QBs? Discussion in 'Football' started by the_icon14, Sep 30, 2013.

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Roger ​Staubach​
Roger ​Staubach​

ROGER STAUBACH (1969-79): Coach Landry announces in ’71 at the start of the season, “We have two starting quarterbacks.” That was a shocker to everybody. MORTON: Landry had an unbelievable explanation for alternating us.

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Aaron ​Rodgers​
Aaron ​Rodgers​

Aaron Rodgers is the Greatest Quarterback of All Time Nov 13, 2014 // by Sam Quinn The price we pay for great quarterback play is the ability to properly appreciate great quarterback play.

Terry ​Bradshaw​
Terry ​Bradshaw​

The former Cowboys linebacker famously questioned Terry Bradshaw's ability prior to Super Bowl XIII. More than 35 years later, the media is doing the same. On Tuesday, ESPN's local radio affiliate in Columbus, Ohio ranked the top-10 quarterbacks of all-time, in their opinion. Bradshaw, one of two quarterbacks to win four Super Bowl titles, was left off both broadcasters lists.

Troy Aikman​
Troy Aikman​

Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman joined The Dan Patrick Show to discuss being honored by his alma mater this Friday, the state of the Cowboys and his choice for greatest quarterback of all time.

Otto Graham​
Otto Graham​

As a quarterback in the NFL and the AAFC he won 7 championships, lead the league in passing 5 times, in completion percentage 4 time, and touchdowns 3 times, all in the span of 10 years. With stats like these why isn't Otto Graham considered with Montana, Brady, and Manning.

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Bart Starr​
Bart Starr​

The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. ... Tony Canadeo, Arnie Herber, Bart Starr and Brett Favre.

Jim Kelly​
Jim Kelly​

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Eli Manning​
Eli Manning​

Manning was one of four quarterbacks taken in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft along with Ben Roethlisberger, Philip Rivers, and J. P. Losman. Manning, Roethlisberger, and Rivers have all been voted to the Pro Bowl since becoming starters.

Sammy ​Baugh​
Sammy ​Baugh​

Samuel Adrian "Slingin' Sammy" Baugh (March 17, 1914 – December 17, 2008) was an American football player and coach. During his college and professional careers, he most notably played quarterback, but also played as a defensive back and punter.

Ben ​Roethlisberger​
Ben ​Roethlisberger​

Ben Roethlisberger has been struggling to start the 2017 season, but he maintained on his radio show Monday that he hasn't lost his confidence, per Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL.com. He also said that he hasn't lost the "belief that I'm one of the best" players to ever play quarterback, per Kinkhabwala. "I'm a gunfighter.

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Warren Moon​
Warren Moon​

Awards: Nine-time Pro Bowl selection, first-team All-Pro (1990), NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1990) Warren Moon is without a doubt the best black quarterback ever to play in the NFL. In 2006 he became the first black QB inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Before his 16-year career in the NFL, Moon spent six years in the CFL—making him the first HOF inductee for both leagues. In the CFL, he was a five-time Grey Cup champion and two-time league MVP.

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Kurt Warner​
Kurt Warner​

Warner went on to be considered the best undrafted NFL player of all time, following a 12-year career regarded as one of the greatest stories in NFL history. Warner was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2017, and is the only person inducted into both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Arena Football Hall of Fame.

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Dan Fouts​
Dan Fouts​

Fouts is one of only ten quarterbacks in NFL history who have achieved two consecutive 30-touchdown passing seasons. The others are Steve Bartkowski, Aaron Rodgers, Brett Favre, Dan Marino, Jeff Garcia, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, and Y. A. Tittle.

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Michael Vick​
Michael Vick​

Michael Vick is obviously one of the most athletic quarterbacks of all time. With his phenomenal arm and electric running skills, he makes his case even stronger almost every time he steps on the field.

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Joe Namath​
Joe Namath​

Joe Namath is the greatest quarterback of all times. This is a bold statement but I will back it up. A quarterback must have every quality to be considered great...

Russell ​Wilson​
Russell ​Wilson​

Wilson has won more games (65) than any other NFL quarterback in his first six seasons, and is currently the second highest rated NFL passer of all time behind Aaron Rodgers. On July 31, 2015, Wilson signed a four-year, $87.6 million contract extension with the Seahawks, making him, at the time, the second highest paid player in the NFL.

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Cam Newton​
Cam Newton​

In the minds of most people, the NFL's great QBs look like Tom Brady and Joe Montana. This elite group of generals deserves some praise too.

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Philip Rivers​
Philip Rivers​

Philip Rivers is a great quarterback." While the football world wrestles with the notion that Peyton Manning's aging body is betraying him, Rivers continues to pull off a convincing Manning impression of his own.

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Ken Stabler​
Ken Stabler​

Kenneth Michael Stabler, nicknamed "Snake", was an American football quarterback in the National Football League for the Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints. He played college football for the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Stabler quarterbacked the Raiders to victory in Super Bowl XI, was the 1974 NFL Most Valuable Player and was selected as a quarterback for the NFL 1970s All-Decade Team. Stabler was posthumously elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.

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Joe Flacco​
Joe Flacco​

Joe Flacco. Joseph Vincent Flacco (born January 16, 1985) is an American football quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Delaware after transferring from Pittsburgh, and was drafted by the Ravens in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft.

Andrew Luck​
Andrew Luck​

Andrew Austen Luck (born September 12, 1989) is an American football quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Stanford, where he won the Maxwell Award and Walter Camp Award as college football's player of the year and was twice recognized as an All-American. He was the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy in both 2010 and 2011.

Ken Anderson​
Ken Anderson​

Furthermore, Anderson was ranked 6th all-time for passing yards in a career at the time of his retirement. Anderson's record for completion percentage in a season stood for 27 years after his retirement (broken by Drew Brees in 2009). As of 2005, he is among the top 30 all-time leaders in pass attempts (24th), completions (18th), passing yards (21st) and passing touchdowns (28th).

Len Dawson​
Len Dawson​

Leonard Ray Dawson (born June 20, 1935) is a former American football quarterback and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He played 19 seasons for three professional teams, the last 14 seasons with the Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs, and played college football at Purdue University.

Boomer ​Esiason​
Boomer ​Esiason​

Norman Julius "Boomer" Esiason (/ ə ˈ s aɪ. ə s ən /; born April 17, 1961) is a retired American football quarterback and current network color commentator. During a 14-year career in the National Football League (NFL), Esiason played for the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets, and Arizona Cardinals.

David Carr​
David Carr​

David Carr lists his top 5 quarterbacks of all time based on career statistics and achievements. Subscribe to the NFL YouTube channel to see immediate in-gam...

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Y. A. Tittle​
Y. A. Tittle​

Defining who the best quarterback of all time is isn't easy since every fan has a different criteria that defines who is the best NFL quarterback. If you like championships, then quarterbacks like Joe Montana, Johnny Unitas, Tom Brady, Terry Bradshaw, Peyton Manning and Bart Starr are your guys.

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Tony Romo​
Tony Romo​

Tony Romo national reaction: One of the most underappreciated QBs of all-time is leaving the game Dez: Tony Romo is 'unbelievable,' will send him official farewell when he's 100 percent retired Did Tony Romo leave door open to return to NFL? One GM says '100 percent' he's coming back

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Vinny ​Testaverde​
Vinny ​Testaverde​

Most football fans don’t consider Vinny Testaverde a great quarterback, but due to his talent and longevity he was able to retire with statistics that match up with some of the all time greats.

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Donovan ​McNabb​
Donovan ​McNabb​

Awards: Six-time Pro Bowl selection Despite his inability to get over the hump in the postseason and bring a Super Bowl to Philadelphia, Donovan McNabb put together a memorable career. He’s statistically the best quarterback ever to play for the Eagles, leading the franchise in passing yards, completions, and touchdowns.

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Tim Tebow​
Tim Tebow​

Tebow's completion percentage jumps up by 10 points on his season total and six of his 11 passing touchdowns have come in the fourth quarter. His quarterback rating also makes a big jump by 23 points. Not to mention all of his running statistics improve including three of his five rushing touchdowns have come in the fourth.

Norm Van ​Brocklin​
Norm Van ​Brocklin​

Norm Van Brocklin : Pos: QB, Career: 140 G, 173 TD ... > Norm Van Brocklin . Full Site Menu. ... All-time Scores, Find a Score...

Phil Simms​
Phil Simms​

He started all 16 games in 1993, being one of only seven quarterbacks to do so, and led the Giants to a resurgent 11–5 season including a victory over the Minnesota Vikings in the playoffs. However, Simms underwent shoulder surgery after the 1993 NFL Season to repair a torn labrum.

Sonny ​Jurgensen​
Sonny ​Jurgensen​

Maybe ‘Sonny’ isn’t as accurate as “Pops”. Nevertheless, the name stuck. And it’s now synonymous with a Hall of Fame quarterback. Sonny Jurgensen was one of the greats, and he falls in at No. 2 on our list. His exploits in the “dead ball era”, when defense ruled the league, would be hard to replicate today.

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Steve McNair​
Steve McNair​

Awards: Three-time Pro Bowl selection, Most Valuable Player (2003), second-team All-Pro (2003) Anytime you have an MVP award on your resume, you’re in elite company—even if you had to share it with Peyton Manning. Air McNair was a dual-threat quarterback who accumulated over 30,000 passing yards and 3,500 rushing yards in his 13-year career.

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Colin ​Kaepernick​
Colin ​Kaepernick​

Is Colin Kaepernick better than your team’s quarterback?

Matthew ​Stafford​
Matthew ​Stafford​

Stafford was the consensus top QB, but in relatively weak draft class of quarterbacks. The Lions hitched their wagon to Stafford at no. 1, but he was hardly a can’t-miss prospect. Some scouts felt that a Vincent Chase lookalike out of USC was the better option at the time, and the real can’t-miss QB decided not to turn pro in 2009.

Sid Luckman​
Sid Luckman​

Luckman was also a 3× NFL All-Star (1940–42), 5× First-team All-Pro (1941–44, 1947), Second-Team All-Pro (1946), 3× NFL passing yards leader (1943, 1945, and 1946), 3× NFL passing touchdowns leader (1943, 1945, and 1946), 3× NFL passer rating leader (1941, 1943, and 1946), named to the NFL 1940s All-Decade Team, had his Chicago Bears No. 42 retired, and tied the NFL record of 7 touchdown passes in a game.

Bob Griese​
Bob Griese​

There were many games where Griese scored every one of Purdue's points. As of the beginning of the 2016 season, he ranks #10 in all-time scoring at Purdue; #5 in scoring among non-kickers and #4 among kickers. Griese’s passing skills greatly improved under the tutelage of head coach Jack Mollenkopf and quarterback coach Bob DeMoss.

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Matt Ryan​
Matt Ryan​

Matt Ryan (1–1) Most games as starting quarterback These quarterbacks have the most starts for the Falcons in regular season games (as of Week 17 of 2017 season).

Joe ​Theismann​
Joe ​Theismann​

Theismann has never blamed Lawrence Taylor for his injury; indeed, Taylor has apologized to Theismann but the quarterback insists that the Giant was merely doing his job. Theismann's injury was highlighted in the film The Blind Side as the reason that, after the quarterback, one of the highest paid football players is the left tackle, who protects a righthanded quarterback's blind side.

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Vince Young​
Vince Young​

Of the rookie quarterback class of 2006, Vince Young has the best record as a starter, surpassing the only other three starting rookie quarterbacks: Matt Leinart, Jay Cutler, and Bruce Gradkowski. During the 2006 season, Vince Young led the Tennessee Titans to eight wins including six straight wins.

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Bobby Layne​
Bobby Layne​

Bobby Layne; No. 22; Position: Quarterback, placekicker: ... By the time Layne retired before the 1963 season, ... "Curse of Bobby Layne" ...

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