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
442 155
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Warren Moon age 59

2
415 168
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Kurt Warner age 44

3
328 185
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Doug Flutie age 53

4
326 134
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added Drew Bledsoe age 43

5
217 175
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Theismann age 66

6
172 110
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken Stabler age 70

7
191 50
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
guy man added Jim Kelly age 55

8
184 190
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff Garcia age 45

9
130 100
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken Anderson age 66

10
152 112
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Mark Brunell age 45

11
114 87
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Archie Manning age 66

12
102 80
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Bob Griese age 70

13
120 89
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Vinny Testaverde age 52

14
147 103
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Phil Simms age 61

The Best Quarterbacks of All Time

15
114 84
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Rich Gannon age 50

16
97 48
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Junior53 added Jim Plunkett age 68

17
68 138
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Kapp age 77

18
107 37
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Young age 54

19
73 101
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jack Kemp Died at 74 (1935-2009)

20
51 63
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Daryle Lamonica age 74

21
68 113
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Bobby Hebert age 55

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22
50 126
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt Dunigan age 57

23
85 77
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added Jim McMahon age 56

24
77 78
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Jake Delhomme age 40

25
53 124
Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ron Lancaster Died at 70 (1938-2008)

26
47 118
Russ Jackson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Russ Jackson age 81

27
35 58
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Steve Bartkowski age 63

28
67 89
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Chad Pennington age 39

The Best Seattle Seahawks Quarterbacks of All Time

29
52 72
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken O'Brien age 55

30
41 103
Anthony Calvillo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

31
43 107
Condredge Holloway is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

32
43 113
Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Damon Allen age 54

33
45 113
Dieter Brock is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dieter Brock age 64

34
40 59
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Bert Jones age 64

35
36 101
Sam Etcheverry is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Sam Etcheverry Died at 79 (1930-2009)

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36
41 56
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added Danny White age 63

37
32 91
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Clements age 64

38
32 106
Dave Dickenson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

39
26 86
Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Tracy Ham age 53

40
27 89
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ricky Ray age 38

41
33 98
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

42
40 51
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matthew C. Plowman added Marc Bulger age 38

The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

43
37 7
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Purple Falcon added Randall Cunningham age 52

44
85 148
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JosephRobba added Tim Tebow age 28

45
23 79
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Turner Gill age 55

46
21 80
Roy Dewalt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Roy Dewalt age 61

47
20 89
Joe Barnes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Barnes age 66

48
17 78
Bernie Faloney is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Bernie Faloney Died at 67 (1932-1999)

49
12 42
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
IsaiahYanez added Charley Johnson age 77

50
34 78
Blake Bortles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
doro-the-exploro-gaming added Blake Bortles