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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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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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+ - 227 64
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Kurt Warner age 44

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+ - 187 72
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Doug Flutie age 54

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+ - 139 74
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Theismann age 66

5
+ - 110 86
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff Garcia age 45

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+ - 69 38
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ken Anderson age 66

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+ - 83 35
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Drew Bledsoe age 43

8
+ - 72 41
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Mark Brunell age 46

9
+ - 75 39
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ken Stabler age 70

10
+ - 73 30
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Phil Simms age 61

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+ - 48 33
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Bob Griese age 72

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+ - 54 32
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

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+ - 53 76
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Kapp age 79

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+ - 57 28
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Rich Gannon age 50

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+ - 41 68
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt Dunigan age 55

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+ - 43 34
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

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+ - 44 71
Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ron Lancaster Died at 70 (1938-2008)

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+ - 44 11
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Kelly age 57

19
+ - 50 55
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Bobby Hebert age 55

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+ - 52 61
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jack Kemp Died at 74 (1935-2009)

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+ - 35 59
Condredge Holloway is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

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+ - 38 70
Russ Jackson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Russ Jackson age 80

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+ - 36 15
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Plunkett age 69

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+ - 35 65
Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Damon Allen age 53

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+ - 38 68
Dieter Brock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dieter Brock age 66

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+ - 39 30
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim McMahon age 57

27
+ - 34 34
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

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+ - 27 58
Anthony Calvillo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

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+ - 30 65
Dave Dickenson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

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+ - 32 30
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ken O'Brien age 55

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+ - 28 59
Sam Etcheverry is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Sam Etcheverry Died at 79 (1930-2009)

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+ - 24 53
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Clements age 62

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+ - 32 31
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jake Delhomme age 40

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+ - 29 57
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

35
+ - 25 28
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

36
+ - 18 53
Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Tracy Ham age 52

37
+ - 26 29
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Bert Jones age 64

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+ - 17 54
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ricky Ray age 36

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+ - 18 23
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

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+ - 15 16
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Marc Bulger age 40

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+ - 18 52
Joe Barnes is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Barnes age 65

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+ - 15 47
Roy Dewalt is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Roy Dewalt age 60

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+ - 14 49
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Turner Gill age 53

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+ - 37 59
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Tim Tebow age 28

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+ - 13 48
Bernie Faloney is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Bernie Faloney Died at 67 (1932-1999)

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+ - 17 24
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Danny White age 65

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+ - 12 24
Blake Bortles is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Blake Bortles age 25

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+ - 11 30
John Hufnagel is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
John Hufnagel age 65

49
+ - 5 15
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

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+ - 19 51
J.C. Watts is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
J.C. Watts age 58