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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584 216
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 59

2
552 218
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 46

3
422 249
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

4
263 152
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 70

5
280 231
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 68

6
428 198
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 43

7
319 83
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
guy man added age 55

8
199 139
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 69

9
241 248
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 48

10
187 121
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

11
209 150
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 45

12
169 116
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 73

13
164 70
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Junior53 added age 68

14
174 127
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 52

15
200 146
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

16
168 116
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 50

17
93 183
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 80

18
209 72
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

19
79 95
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 74

20
98 132
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Died at 74 (1935-2009)

21
91 154
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 55

22
131 113
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 58

23
60 169
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 57

24
110 121
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 40

25
110 25
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Purple Falcon added age 52

26
61 90
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

27
58 167
Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Died at 70 (1938-2008)

28
79 82
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added age 66

29
94 128
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 39

30
70 102
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 55

31
52 141
Condredge Holloway is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

32
50 149
Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

33
51 146
Dieter Brock is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 67

34
50 157
Russ Jackson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 81

35
46 139
Anthony Calvillo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

36
53 89
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

37
40 129
Sam Etcheverry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Died at 79 (1930-2009)

38
35 135
Dave Dickenson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

39
35 120
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 62

40
29 115
Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

41
119 201
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JosephRobba added age 30

42
57 78
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matthew C. Plowman added age 38

43
36 127
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

44
29 115
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 38

45
63 36
Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
ranker251 added age 29

46
27 106
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

47
45 25
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JamesRyan44 added age 52

48
22 104
Roy Dewalt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 61

49
53 112
Blake Bortles is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
doro-the-exploro-gaming added

50
26 18
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 73