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
596 221
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 59

2
566 223
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 46

3
434 250
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

4
271 155
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 70

5
282 233
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 68

6
437 202
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 43

7
326 85
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
guy man added age 55

8
201 143
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 69

9
243 254
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 48

10
211 153
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 45

11
188 127
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

12
170 119
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 73

13
166 71
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Junior53 added age 68

14
177 129
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 52

15
205 147
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

16
170 118
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 50

17
94 184
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 80

18
217 75
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

19
80 96
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 74

20
98 133
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Died at 74 (1935-2009)

21
91 155
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 55

22
134 115
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 58

23
61 170
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 57

24
115 27
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Purple Falcon added age 52

25
111 123
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 40

26
59 168
Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Died at 70 (1938-2008)

27
61 91
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

28
81 83
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added age 66

29
96 129
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 41

30
72 103
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 55

31
52 142
Condredge Holloway is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

32
50 151
Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

33
51 147
Dieter Brock is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 67

34
51 158
Russ Jackson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 81

35
46 140
Anthony Calvillo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

36
54 90
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

37
41 130
Sam Etcheverry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Died at 79 (1930-2009)

38
35 137
Dave Dickenson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

39
35 122
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 62

40
29 117
Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

41
122 204
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JosephRobba added age 30

42
58 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
29 115
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 38

44
36 128
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

45
65 37
Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
ranker251 added age 29

46
49 25
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JamesRyan44 added age 52

47
27 107
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

48
22 105
Roy Dewalt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 61

49
54 114
Blake Bortles is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
doro-the-exploro-gaming added

50
21 114
Joe Barnes is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 66