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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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809 107
Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Dan Marino Miami Dolphins

The Best Quarterbacks of All Time FanDuel's Must-Have QBs for Week 1

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536 136
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

3
449 170
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

4
418 147
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

5
376 146
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

6
289 213
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

7
210 217
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
232 171
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
254 265
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

10
299 205
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

11
163 193
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Ken Anderson Cincinnati Bengals

12
211 148
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

13
296 256
Tony Romo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
willyboymcoy added Tony Romo Dallas Cowboys

14
183 153
Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Sonny Jurgensen Washington Redskins, Duke Blue Devils football, Philadelphia Eagles

15
176 151
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

The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time The Weirdest Sports from Around the World

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112 78
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 16 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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156 166
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 17 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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182 88
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
looksharp added Archie Manning New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Ole Miss Rebels football

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121 166
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Danny White Arizona State Sun Devils football, Memphis Southmen, Dallas Cowboys

20
123 180
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

21
83 143
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

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82 162
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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80 54
Matt Ryan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
mandyclark25 added Matt Ryan Atlanta Falcons, Boston College Eagles football

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125 113
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
looksharp added Carson Palmer USC Trojans football, Cincinnati Bengals, Oakland Raiders

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66 158
Jim Everett is listed (or ranked) 25 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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74 37
Otto Graham is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
RobLein added Otto Graham Northwestern Wildcats football, Cleveland Browns

27
75 149
Jim Zorn is listed (or ranked) 27 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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96 115
Matt Hasselbeck is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
looksharp added Matt Hasselbeck Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts, Green Bay Packers

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59 126
John Hadl is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

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96 138
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 30 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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71 106
Ron Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Ron Jaworski Youngstown State Penguins football, Los Angeles Rams, Miami Dolphins

32
79 43
Sammy Baugh is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Sammy Baugh TCU Horned Frogs football, Washington Redskins, Columbus Red Birds

33
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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55 105
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
willyboymcoy added Daryle Lamonica

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50 108
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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34 68
John Brodie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

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59 71
Matthew Stafford is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
MattSchwarck added Matthew Stafford Georgia Bulldogs football team, Detroit Lions

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68 70
Andrew Luck is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
bigulcards added Andrew Luck Stanford Cardinal football, Indianapolis Colts

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44 62
Sid Luckman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

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40 55
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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69 91
Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
bigulcards added Michael Vick Virginia Tech Hokies football, Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles

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24 34
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
KT32889MD added Mark Brunell New Orleans Saints, Washington Redskins, Washington Huskies football

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41 58
Cam Newton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
jaden-long added Cam Newton Auburn Tigers football, Florida Gators football, Carolina Panthers

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13 9
George Blanda is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

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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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15 32
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
KT32889MD added Steve Bartkowski

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15 49
Kerry Collins is listed (or ranked) 47 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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17 48
Brian Sipe is listed (or ranked) 48 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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9 34
Chris Chandler is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
KT32889MD added Chris Chandler Los Angeles Rams, Indianapolis Colts, Houston Oilers

50
5 0
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Drew Bledsoe Washington State Cougars football, Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots