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List Rules Only quarterbacks who haven't won a Super Bowl.

A list of the best quarterbacks to never win a Super Bowl. It seems like these days there are two groups of NFL quarterbacks: Super Bowl winners, and everyone else. If you've won a Super Bowl, you're generally thrown into the class of "elite" quarterbacks. What that means is up for debate, but what isn't though, is the fact that a number of outstanding, nevertheless Hall of Fame caliber/Hall of Fame quarterbacks haven't won a Super Bowl. Despite their standing as some of the game's greatest signal callers, for one reason or another, they haven't taken a Lombardi trophy back to their city.

Some of football's greatest quarterbacks didn't have the stars align when they made the big game. Just ask Dan Marino and Jim Kelly. Considered two of the best quarterbacks in NFL history, these two all time greats had the distinction of playing for AFC teams at a time when the NFC had the league's dominant teams. Marino only made the Super Bowl once, and had the misfortune of playing one of the greatest teams of all time in the San Francisco 49ers. Besides that, his teams weren't good enough to advance to the Super Bowl. As for Kelly, his Buffalo Bills went to four Super Bowls, but had to play the NFC East when it had four of the best teams in football.

This is a list of the best quarterbacks to never win a Super Bowl. While winning a championship will define a quarterback, if a signal caller isn't able to win the big game, it's not necessarily his fault either. Take a look and vote for the best quarterback to never win the big game. Vote or re-rank it at your discretion.
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Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Dan Marino Miami Dolphins

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+ - 523 131
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Jim Kelly Buffalo Bills, Miami Hurricanes football, Houston Gamblers

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+ - 439 162
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Warren Moon Seattle Seahawks, Houston Oilers, Washington Huskies football

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+ - 403 146
Fran Tarkenton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Fran Tarkenton Georgia Bulldogs football team, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants

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+ - 367 141
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Dan Fouts Oregon Ducks football, San Diego Chargers

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+ - 277 206
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Randall Cunningham UNLV Rebels football, Baltimore Ravens, Philadelphia Eagles

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+ - 203 213
Boomer Esiason is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Boomer Esiason Maryland Terrapins football, Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals

8
+ - 228 162
Steve McNair is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Steve McNair Baltimore Ravens, Alcorn State Braves, Tennessee Titans

9
+ - 244 260
Donovan McNabb is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Donovan McNabb Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings

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+ - 283 200
Philip Rivers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Philip Rivers NC State Wolfpack football, San Diego Chargers

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+ - 160 189
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Ken Anderson Cincinnati Bengals

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+ - 208 142
Y. A. Tittle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Y. A. Tittle Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants

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+ - 180 149
Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Sonny Jurgensen Washington Redskins, Duke Blue Devils football, Philadelphia Eagles

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+ - 286 246
Tony Romo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Tony Romo Dallas Cowboys

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+ - 174 148
Don Meredith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Don Meredith SMU Mustangs football, Dallas Cowboys

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+ - 153 164
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Rich Gannon Washington Redskins, Oakland Raiders, Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football

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+ - 109 75
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Doug Flutie Buffalo Bills, Toronto Argonauts, New England Patriots

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+ - 120 164
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Danny White Arizona State Sun Devils football, Memphis Southmen, Dallas Cowboys

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+ - 175 86
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Archie Manning New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Ole Miss Rebels football

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+ - 120 177
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Vinny Testaverde Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens

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+ - 83 142
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

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+ - 81 161
Dave Krieg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Dave Krieg Seattle Seahawks, Tennessee Oilers, Arizona Cardinals

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+ - 64 157
Jim Everett is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Jim Everett New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Rams, Purdue Boilermakers football

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+ - 120 112
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Carson Palmer USC Trojans football, Cincinnati Bengals, Oakland Raiders

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+ - 77 53
Matt Ryan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Matt Ryan Atlanta Falcons, Boston College Eagles football

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+ - 75 148
Jim Zorn is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Jim Zorn Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cal Poly Pomona Broncos

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+ - 71 37
Otto Graham is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Otto Graham Northwestern Wildcats football, Cleveland Browns

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+ - 96 114
Matt Hasselbeck is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Matt Hasselbeck Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts, Green Bay Packers

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+ - 58 126
John Hadl is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

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+ - 76 43
Sammy Baugh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Sammy Baugh TCU Horned Frogs football, Washington Redskins, Columbus Red Birds

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+ - 93 138
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Jeff Garcia Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Houston Texans, Omaha Nighthawks

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+ - 68 106
Ron Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Ron Jaworski Youngstown State Penguins football, Los Angeles Rams, Miami Dolphins

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+ - 43 56
Roman Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Roman Gabriel Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles

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+ - 54 103
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

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+ - 50 105
Jim Harbaugh is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Jim Harbaugh Michigan Wolverines football, Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bears

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+ - 32 68
John Brodie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

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+ - 56 71
Matthew Stafford is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Matthew Stafford Georgia Bulldogs football team, Detroit Lions

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+ - 43 62
Sid Luckman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

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+ - 66 69
Andrew Luck is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Andrew Luck Stanford Cardinal football, Indianapolis Colts

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+ - 37 52
Daunte Culpepper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Daunte Culpepper Oakland Raiders, UCF Knights football, Detroit Lions

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+ - 23 34
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Mark Brunell New Orleans Saints, Washington Redskins, Washington Huskies football

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+ - 67 89
Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Michael Vick Virginia Tech Hokies football, Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles

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+ - 12 9
George Blanda is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

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+ - 39 56
Cam Newton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Cam Newton Auburn Tigers football, Florida Gators football, Carolina Panthers

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+ - 34 52
Bobby Layne is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Bobby Layne Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Bulldogs, Chicago Bears

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+ - 17 48
Brian Sipe is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Brian Sipe Jacksonville Bulls, New Jersey Generals, Cleveland Browns

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+ - 15 31
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

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+ - 9 33
Chris Chandler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Chris Chandler Los Angeles Rams, Indianapolis Colts, Houston Oilers

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+ - 13 48
Kerry Collins is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Kerry Collins New Orleans Saints, Indianapolis Colts, Oakland Raiders

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+ - 18 35
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl