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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843 302
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 62

2
804 303
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 47

3
605 358
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 56

4
425 235
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 73

5
386 338
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 69

6
590 289
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 47

7
513 135
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
guy man added age 59

8
296 222
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 70

9
307 209
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 69

10
320 360
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 49

11
255 198
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 74

12
291 244
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 48

13
380 147
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 57

14
250 130
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Junior53 added age 71

15
257 215
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 55

16
282 228
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 64

17
242 187
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 53

18
127 268
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 80

19
133 159
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 77

20
258 74
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Purple Falcon added age 55

21
158 139
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added age 67

22
128 201
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 74 (1935-2009)

23
200 192
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 59

24
114 234
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 58

25
78 240
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 58