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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692 246
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 59

2
666 251
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 44

3
498 286
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

4
329 184
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 70

5
319 273
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 68

6
490 230
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 43

7
396 103
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
guy man added age 58

8
238 169
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 69

9
241 151
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

10
267 293
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 48

11
244 186
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 47

12
207 145
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 73

13
200 85
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Junior53 added age 70

14
272 105
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

15
209 157
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 52

16
230 180
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

17
194 142
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 50

18
102 213
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 80

19
102 114
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 74

20
163 138
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 58

21
108 156
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 74 (1935-2009)

22
165 41
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Purple Falcon added age 52

23
99 180
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 55

24
110 96
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added age 66

25
66 193
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 57

26
127 141
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 40

27
75 108
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

28
63 188
Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 70 (1938-2008)

29
111 150
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 39

30
86 122
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 55

31
57 165
Condredge Holloway is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

32
68 105
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

33
54 167
Dieter Brock is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 67

34
52 177
Russ Jackson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 81

35
51 174
Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

36
47 159
Anthony Calvillo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

37
43 148
Sam Etcheverry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 79 (1930-2009)

38
149 238
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JosephRobba added age 28

39
36 156
Dave Dickenson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

40
32 134
Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

41
84 38
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JamesRyan44 added age 54

42
70 95
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matthew C. Plowman added age 38

43
35 142
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 62

44
30 132
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 38

45
37 146
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

46
84 55
Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
ranker251 added age 29

47
45 26
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 73

48
50 41
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
oldschoolrockisthebest added age 61

49
28 123
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

50
24 73
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
zaya2 added age 77