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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635 234
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 59

2
615 236
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 46

3
462 262
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

4
293 172
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 70

5
298 253
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 68

6
462 216
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 43

7
355 96
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
guy man added age 58

8
218 154
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 69

9
254 274
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 48

10
211 139
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

11
231 167
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 45

12
188 133
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 73

13
184 80
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Junior53 added age 70

14
190 146
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 52

15
215 165
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

16
182 131
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 50

17
97 199
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 80

18
240 88
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

19
90 106
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 74

20
103 145
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 74 (1935-2009)

21
95 169
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 55

22
144 128
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 58

23
139 34
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Purple Falcon added age 52

24
65 181
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 57

25
120 131
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 40

26
93 88
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added age 66

27
68 99
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

28
61 177
Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 70 (1938-2008)

29
102 137
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 41

30
79 111
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 55

31
56 151
Condredge Holloway is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

32
53 156
Dieter Brock is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 67

33
62 96
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

34
51 166
Russ Jackson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 81

35
50 162
Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

36
46 148
Anthony Calvillo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

37
42 138
Sam Etcheverry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 79 (1930-2009)

38
35 145
Dave Dickenson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

39
135 216
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JosephRobba added age 30

40
35 131
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 62

41
30 124
Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

42
63 85
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matthew C. Plowman added age 38

43
29 122
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 38

44
36 136
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

45
71 46
Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
ranker251 added age 29

46
60 33
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JamesRyan44 added age 52

47
28 113
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

48
36 22
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 73

49
23 111
Roy Dewalt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 61

50
21 65
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
IsaiahYanez added age 77