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

2
659 250
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 44

3
492 281
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

4
328 180
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 70

5
317 270
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 68

6
488 228
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 43

7
392 102
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
guy man added age 58

8
236 166
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 69

9
266 290
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 48

10
237 149
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

11
206 142
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 73

12
242 182
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 47

13
199 84
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Junior53 added age 70

14
208 155
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 52

15
194 140
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 50

16
228 179
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

17
102 211
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 80

18
267 103
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

19
102 112
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 74

20
162 135
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 58

21
107 154
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 74 (1935-2009)

22
99 178
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 55

23
161 41
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Purple Falcon added age 52

24
107 94
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added age 66

25
66 191
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 57

26
124 139
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 40

27
74 106
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

28
63 186
Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 70 (1938-2008)

29
111 147
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 39

30
86 118
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 55

31
57 162
Condredge Holloway is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

32
54 165
Dieter Brock is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 67

33
66 103
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

34
52 175
Russ Jackson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 81

35
51 171
Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

36
47 157
Anthony Calvillo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

37
43 146
Sam Etcheverry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 79 (1930-2009)

38
36 154
Dave Dickenson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

39
147 234
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JosephRobba added age 30

40
35 140
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 62

41
31 133
Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

42
68 93
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matthew C. Plowman added age 38

43
78 38
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JamesRyan44 added age 54

44
30 131
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 38

45
37 145
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

46
82 54
Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
ranker251 added age 29

47
44 25
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 73

48
49 40
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
oldschoolrockisthebest added age 61

49
28 122
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

50
24 71
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
IsaiahYanez added age 77