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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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347 116
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Warren Moon age 60

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2
317 134
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Kurt Warner age 45

3
254 143
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Doug Flutie age 53

4
234 95
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added Drew Bledsoe age 45

5
181 133
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Theismann age 66

6
151 148
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff Garcia age 45

7
131 78
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken Stabler age 70

8
122 27
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
guy man added Jim Kelly age 55

9
119 83
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Mark Brunell age 45

10
104 77
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken Anderson age 66

11
115 71
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Phil Simms age 61

12
68 60
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Bob Griese age 70

13
75 60
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Archie Manning age 66

14
87 62
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Vinny Testaverde age 53

15
85 59
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Rich Gannon age 50

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67 33
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Junior53 added Jim Plunkett age 69

17
60 107
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Kapp age 77

18
59 83
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Bobby Hebert age 55

19
47 98
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt Dunigan age 55

20
55 50
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Jake Delhomme age 40

21
49 98
Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ron Lancaster Died at 70 (1938-2008)

22
63 51
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added Jim McMahon age 56

23
59 83
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jack Kemp Died at 74 (1935-2009)

24
42 50
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken O'Brien age 55

25
52 62
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Chad Pennington age 39

26
38 45
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Daryle Lamonica age 74

27
43 88
Dieter Brock is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dieter Brock age 66

28
40 82
Condredge Holloway is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

29
42 93
Russ Jackson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Russ Jackson age 80

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39 87
Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Damon Allen age 52

31
36 80
Anthony Calvillo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

32
51 19
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Young age 54

33
32 87
Dave Dickenson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

34
33 45
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Bert Jones age 64

35
30 73
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Clements age 62

36
31 80
Sam Etcheverry is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Sam Etcheverry Died at 79 (1930-2009)

37
27 39
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Steve Bartkowski age 64

38
33 34
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matthew C. Plowman added Marc Bulger age 40

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31 40
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added Danny White age 63

40
32 79
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

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21 71
Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Tracy Ham age 52

42
24 73
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ricky Ray age 36

43
63 107
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JosephRobba added Tim Tebow age 29

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20 73
Joe Barnes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Barnes age 64

45
19 65
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Turner Gill age 53

46
18 66
Roy Dewalt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Roy Dewalt age 60

47
16 65
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
18 69
Chuck Ealey is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Chuck Ealey age 65

49
21 51
Blake Bortles is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
doro-the-exploro-gaming added Blake Bortles

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24 66
J.C. Watts is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
J.C. Watts age 58