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The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl  

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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.
list ordered by
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Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Miami Dolphins
2
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Buffalo Bills, Miami Hurricanes football, Houston Gamblers
3
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Seattle Seahawks, Houston Oilers, Washington Huskies football
4
Fran Tarkenton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Georgia Bulldogs football team, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants
5
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Oregon Ducks football, San Diego Chargers
6
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
UNLV Rebels football, Baltimore Ravens, Philadelphia Eagles
7
Philip Rivers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Los Angeles Chargers
8
Donovan McNabb is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings
9
Tony Romo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
willyboymcoy added Dallas Cowboys
10
Steve McNair is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Baltimore Ravens, Alcorn State Braves, Tennessee Titans
11
Y. A. Tittle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants
12
Boomer Esiason is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Maryland Terrapins football, Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals
13
Otto Graham is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
RobLein added Northwestern Wildcats football, Cleveland Browns
14
Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Washington Redskins, Duke Blue Devils football, Philadelphia Eagles
15
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Cincinnati Bengals
16
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
looksharp added New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Ole Miss Rebels football
17
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Buffalo Bills, Toronto Argonauts, New England Patriots
18
Don Meredith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
SMU Mustangs football, Dallas Cowboys
19
Matt Ryan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
mandyclark25 added Atlanta Falcons
20
Sammy Baugh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
TCU Horned Frogs football, Washington Redskins, Columbus Red Birds
21
Craig Morton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
22
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
looksharp added USC Trojans football, Cincinnati Bengals, Oakland Raiders
23
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Washington Redskins, Oakland Raiders, Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football
24
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
Arizona State Sun Devils football, Memphis Southmen, Dallas Cowboys
25
Matthew Stafford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl
MattSchwarck added Detroit Lions