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List Rules Quarterbacks from either the NFL or CFL can be included. No college players

A list of the most underrated quarterbacks of all time. Despite the gargantuan scouting staffs that NFL teams employ, there are still plenty of players who fly under the radar or in some cases, don't even play in the league at all. This list includes players who were successful in the Canadian Football League (CFL) as well, after all, there are number of great players on here who never could become the apple of the NFL's eye. There are a bunch of players, even some Hall of Famers and some of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, who are on here. You'll be surprised to learn that these guys slipped through the cracks, especially players like Super Bowl winners like Kurt Warner and Joe Theismann on here, along with one of the best pure passing quarterbacks in Warren Moon. Somehow, these guys were overlooked, yet after honing their craft in the CFL or even the Arena League, these guys got their chance at the big time.

Though some of these guys became NFL afterthoughts, and some, didn't even have a chance to show how good they were, they are still supremely underrated compared to other quarterbacks that did get a chance to play in the pros. You may be surprised to see some other big names on here, but when push comes to shove, this is the reason why these guys are underrated.

This is your chance to have your say on who is the most underrated pro quarterback of all time. Vote whether or not you agree with the status of these players on this Ultimate List.
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336 108
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Warren Moon age 59

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305 125
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Kurt Warner age 44

3
244 135
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Doug Flutie age 53

4
175 127
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Theismann age 66

5
223 89
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added Drew Bledsoe age 43

6
146 139
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff Garcia age 45

7
121 71
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken Stabler age 70

8
99 70
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken Anderson age 66

9
111 25
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
guy man added Jim Kelly age 55

10
116 73
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Mark Brunell age 45

11
110 63
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Phil Simms age 61

12
67 50
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Bob Griese age 70

13
82 55
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Vinny Testaverde age 52

14
84 48
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Rich Gannon age 50

15
58 98
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Kapp age 77

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62 25
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Junior53 added Jim Plunkett age 68

17
66 54
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Archie Manning age 66

18
47 88
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt Dunigan age 55

19
49 89
Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ron Lancaster Died at 70 (1938-2008)

20
60 43
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added Jim McMahon age 56

21
58 74
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Bobby Hebert age 55

22
57 75
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jack Kemp Died at 74 (1935-2009)

23
42 84
Russ Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Russ Jackson age 80

24
39 78
Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Damon Allen age 53

25
48 54
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Chad Pennington age 39

26
39 74
Condredge Holloway is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

27
42 81
Dieter Brock is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dieter Brock age 64

28
36 71
Anthony Calvillo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

29
50 44
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Jake Delhomme age 40

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42 40
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken O'Brien age 55

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32 78
Dave Dickenson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

32
30 64
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Clements age 62

33
35 38
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Daryle Lamonica age 74

34
31 72
Sam Etcheverry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Sam Etcheverry Died at 79 (1930-2009)

35
30 26
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matthew C. Plowman added Marc Bulger age 38

36
32 71
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

37
21 64
Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Tracy Ham age 52

38
23 66
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ricky Ray age 36

39
25 32
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Steve Bartkowski age 63

40
37 17
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Young age 54

41
29 40
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Bert Jones age 64

42
29 33
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added Danny White age 63

43
20 64
Joe Barnes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Barnes age 65

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18 58
Roy Dewalt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Roy Dewalt age 60

45
18 59
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Turner Gill age 53

46
57 97
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JosephRobba added Tim Tebow age 28

47
15 59
Bernie Faloney is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Bernie Faloney Died at 67 (1932-1999)

48
17 63
Chuck Ealey is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Chuck Ealey age 67

49
24 60
J.C. Watts is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
J.C. Watts age 58

50
19 44
Blake Bortles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
doro-the-exploro-gaming added Blake Bortles