Quarterbacks The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time  

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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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1
458 158
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Warren Moon age 59

2
427 176
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Kurt Warner age 44

3
335 193
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Doug Flutie age 53

4
334 139
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added Drew Bledsoe age 43

5
223 181
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Theismann age 66

6
180 114
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken Stabler age 70

7
208 53
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
guy man added Jim Kelly age 55

8
189 196
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff Garcia age 45

9
137 103
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken Anderson age 66

10
158 113
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 84
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Bob Griese age 70

12
119 93
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Archie Manning age 66

13
152 107
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Phil Simms age 61

14
123 94
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Vinny Testaverde age 52

The Best Quarterbacks of All Time

15
121 86
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Rich Gannon age 50

16
103 51
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Junior53 added Jim Plunkett age 68

17
69 143
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Kapp age 77

18
118 43
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Young age 54

19
55 66
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Daryle Lamonica age 74

20
74 104
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jack Kemp Died at 74 (1935-2009)

21
70 118
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Bobby Hebert age 55

The Best New Fall 2015 Comedies

22
51 129
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt Dunigan age 57

23
53 127
Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ron Lancaster Died at 70 (1938-2008)

24
88 82
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added Jim McMahon age 56

25
78 82
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Jake Delhomme age 40

26
39 61
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Steve Bartkowski age 63

27
47 123
Russ Jackson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Russ Jackson age 81

28
44 116
Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Damon Allen age 54

The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 2010s

29
69 94
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Chad Pennington age 39

30
41 106
Anthony Calvillo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

31
45 116
Dieter Brock is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dieter Brock age 64

32
43 111
Condredge Holloway is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

33
52 76
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken O'Brien age 55

34
41 62
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Bert Jones age 64

35
46 59
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added Danny White age 63

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36
37 103
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
32 93
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Clements age 64

38
32 108
Dave Dickenson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

39
26 88
Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Tracy Ham age 53

40
27 91
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ricky Ray age 38

41
33 100
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

42
40 8
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Purple Falcon added Randall Cunningham age 52

The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

43
41 53
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matthew C. Plowman added Marc Bulger age 38

44
86 154
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JosephRobba added Tim Tebow age 28

45
23 80
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Turner Gill age 55

46
21 81
Roy Dewalt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Roy Dewalt age 61

47
20 90
Joe Barnes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Barnes age 66

48
17 79
Bernie Faloney is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Bernie Faloney Died at 67 (1932-1999)

49
36 80
Blake Bortles is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
doro-the-exploro-gaming added Blake Bortles

50
12 43
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
IsaiahYanez added Charley Johnson age 77