Ranking The 10 Greatest QBs Of All Time

Top 10 Greatest QBs Of All-Time

NFL: Top 10 Greatest Quarterbacks Of All-Time
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For years now, everyone has had their valid opinion as to who the best quarterbacks were to ever grace the game of professional football. It's truly hard to select only 10, as many were legends born on the gridiron. However, all the championships, stats and impact they left on the game will always be remembered.

Take a look at the top 10 greatest quarterbacks of all-time.

10. Drew Bledsoe

Drew Bledsoe
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10. Drew Bledsoe

Drew Bledsoe
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Drew Bledsoe is 10th all-time when it comes to passing yards at 44,611. He also ranks 15th in the entire NFL for touchdowns at 251. Many proclaim Tom Brady wouldn't be the player he is today without the guidance and direction Bledsoe gave him during his time with the New England Patriots.

9. Jim Kelly

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9. Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly
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Who could forget the incredible run Jim Kelly had with the Buffalo Bills? He not only took them to four straight Super Bowls, he reached the playoffs eight times in his 11 years with the franchise. He might not have ever won a Super Bowl, but his determination will always be remembered.

8. Steve Young

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8. Steve Young

Steve Young
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Steve Young was the ultimate dual-threat as a quarterback. Having an incredible arm, he was able to elude even the fastest defenders on the ground with ease and skill.

7. Bart Starr

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7. Bart Starr

Bart Starr
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Bart Starr is one of the very few quarterbacks to have played under legendary head coach Vince Lombardi. Starr was as complete a quarterback you could ask for, with his amazing passing and a knack for throwing extremely accurately on long bombs down the field. Plus, who could forget his Super Bowl performance where he got the Green Bay Packers their first ever victory? He passed for 304 yards, four touchdowns and not a single interception.

6. Terry Bradshaw

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6. Terry Bradshaw

Terry Bradshaw
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Terry Bradshaw helped bring the Pittsburgh Steelers four Super Bowl championships with his accurate passing and ability to score a ton of touchdowns against even the best defenses the NFL had to offer. There is no question, he knew how to pick apart defenses and perform well in clutch game-deciding moments.

5. Brett Farve

Brett Farve
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5. Brett Farve

Brett Farve
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Brett Farve truly gave meaning to the word "Iron Man" with his amazing consecutive starting streak, which lasted to 321 straight. One of his most incredible feats was his performance on "Monday Night Football" against the Oakland Raiders the day he got the news his father unfortunately passed away. Farve threw for four touchdowns and played with such emotion, you could see the tears falling from his eyes, as he wanted to win for his dad.

4. John Elway

John Elway
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4. John Elway

John Elway
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John Elway set records left and right, especially with game-winning drives. Always calm, cool and collective, he did whatever it took to win, whether it was with his passing or on his own two legs. If there was a way to win, Elway found it.

3. Dan Marino

Dan Marino
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3. Dan Marino

Dan Marino
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Dan Marino may have never won a Super Bowl, but he was truly one of the best to ever play quarterback in the NFL. Who could forget the damage he caused back in 1984? He threw for 5,084 yards and completed 48 touchdown passes! He also knew how to get the best of defenses; just ask any New York Jets' fan what "fake spike" means and enjoy the rage.

2. Johnny Unitas

Johnny Unitas
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2. Johnny Unitas

Johnny Unitas
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For the first 50 years of the NFL, there was no greater quarterback than Johnny Unitas. He was built out of steel, as he would get knocked off his feet only to get back up for more. He didn't care what happened to him as long as his team won. He was one of the first ever players to develop a keen sense of timing under the worst weather conditions to make magic on the gridiron. He knew exactly where to throw it with pinpoint accuracy.

1. Joe Montana

Joe Montana
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1. Joe Montana

Joe Montana
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Did you really think any other quarterback would be No. 1 on this list other than Joe Montana? Easily the greatest of all-time, Montana was a champion throughout his entire career, and played with brilliance and perfection. In all four of his Super Bowl wins, he threw for 11 touchdown passes and zero interceptions. Nobody will come close to his clutch performances as well as his ability to score in two minutes or less with the game on the line.


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  • Jay McCarthy

    Manning? Baugh? Seriously! Bledsoe is not in the same league with either.

  • aquacalc

    Only 4 W PA guys (1, 2, 3, & 9) + Bradshaw?

    Let’s keep the active guys off any All-Time list.

  • steve

    Roger Staubach….

  • Craig

    what was Montana’s playoff record? Was he undefeated?