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Last Updated: April 5, 2021

Top 10 List: The Best NFL Quarterbacks of All Time

Introduction

1.) Tom Brady

  • Tom Brady is a six time Super Bowl Champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLIX, LI, LIII).
  • He was named the Super Bowl MVP four times (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XLIX, LI).
  • Brady was the MVP of the NLF three times (2007, 2010, 2017).
  • Still an active player.

2.) Joe Montana

  • Joe Montana won the Super Bowl four times (XVI, XIX, XXIII, XXIV).
  • He was the Super Bowl MVP three times (XVI, XIX, XXIV).
  • This quarterback was named the MVP of the NFL twice (1989, 1990).

3.) John Elway

  • John Elway was a two time Super Bowl Champion (XXXII, XXXIII) as a player, and he won the Super Bowl as the general manager of the Denver Broncos as well (L).
  • He was named MVP of Super Bowl XXXVIII.
  • In 1987 he was the NFL’s MVP.

4.) Peyton Manning

  • Two time Super Bowl Champion (XLI, L).
  • Super Bowl XLI MVP
  • He won the MVP of the NFL award five times (2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, and 2013).

5.) Johnny Unitas

  • Super Bowl V Champion.
  • Unitas won three NFL Championship (1958, 1959, and 1968).
  • Five Time First Team All Pro (1958, 1959, 1964, 1965, and 1967).

6.) Drew Brees

  • Super Bowl XLIV Champion.
  • MVP of Super Bowl XLIV.
  • 12 time Pro Bowler (2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018).
  • Still an active player.

7.) Otto Graham

  • Otto Graham was a three time NFL Champion (1950, 1954, and 1955).
  • He was named to the First Team All Pro Squad four times (1951, 1953, 1954, and 1955).
  • Three time NFL MVP (1951, 1953, and 1955).

8.) Dan Marino

  • Dan Marino holds active records for leading the NFL in pass attempts for 5 seasons (1984, 1986, 1988, 1992, 1997)
  • He holds the NFL record for leading the League in completions six times (1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1992, and 1997).
  • Marino was great at avoiding the sack throughout his elite passing career in the NFL. He holds the NFL record for lowest sack percentage in a single season as well as for his career.

9.) Brett Favre

  • Super Bowl Champion (XXXI)
  • 11 time NFL Pro Bowler (1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008, and 2009).
  • Favre led the National Football League in Touchdown Passes on four separate occasions (1995, 1996, 1997, and 2003).

10.) Roger Staubach

  • He was a two time Super Bowl Champion (VI, XII).
  • Roger Staubach was the Super Bowl VI MVP.
  • He was a six time Pro Bowl NFL Quarterback (1971, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, and 1979).

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