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
638 236
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 59

2
622 237
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 46

3
467 263
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

4
296 172
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 70

5
300 256
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 68

6
465 218
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 43

7
363 97
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
guy man added age 58

8
220 156
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 69

9
256 277
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 48

10
215 139
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

11
234 168
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 45

12
190 134
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 73

13
187 80
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Junior53 added age 70

14
195 148
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 52

15
218 166
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

16
185 132
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 50

17
98 200
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 80

18
242 93
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

19
93 106
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 74

20
105 145
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 74 (1935-2009)

21
146 128
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 58

22
96 170
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 55

23
142 36
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Purple Falcon added age 52

24
66 182
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 57

25
121 132
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 40

26
95 88
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added age 66

27
70 100
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

28
62 178
Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 70 (1938-2008)

29
81 112
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 55

30
103 139
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 41

31
56 153
Condredge Holloway is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

32
53 157
Dieter Brock is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 67

33
52 167
Russ Jackson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 81

34
62 97
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

35
51 163
Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

36
47 149
Anthony Calvillo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

37
42 139
Sam Etcheverry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 79 (1930-2009)

38
36 146
Dave Dickenson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

39
138 219
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JosephRobba added age 30

40
35 132
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 62

41
31 125
Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

42
64 86
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matthew C. Plowman added age 38

43
30 123
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 38

44
36 137
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

45
63 34
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JamesRyan44 added age 52

46
72 48
Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
ranker251 added age 29

47
37 22
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 73

48
28 114
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

49
41 37
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
oldschoolrockisthebest added age 61

50
22 65
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
IsaiahYanez added age 77