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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698 248
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 59

2
671 253
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 44

3
503 289
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

4
332 188
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 70

5
322 276
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 68

6
495 234
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 43

7
402 105
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
guy man added age 58

8
243 172
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 69

9
245 153
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

10
269 297
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 48

11
210 148
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 73

12
246 190
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 47

13
276 107
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

14
201 89
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Junior53 added age 70

15
209 161
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 52

16
232 183
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

17
196 146
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 52

18
102 217
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 80

19
102 118
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 74

20
164 142
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added age 58

21
108 160
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 74 (1935-2009)

22
168 44
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Purple Falcon added age 52

23
99 184
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 55

24
111 100
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added age 66

25
67 196
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 57

26
127 144
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 40

27
76 111
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 63

28
64 190
Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 70 (1938-2008)

29
87 125
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 57

30
111 154
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added age 39

31
57 169
Condredge Holloway is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

32
69 108
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added age 66

33
55 170
Dieter Brock is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 67

34
52 176
Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 54

35
52 180
Russ Jackson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 81

36
48 161
Anthony Calvillo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

37
43 151
Sam Etcheverry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 79 (1930-2009)

38
153 239
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JosephRobba added age 28

39
36 159
Dave Dickenson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

40
33 136
Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

41
36 144
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 62

42
71 98
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matthew C. Plowman added age 38

43
85 41
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JamesRyan44 added age 54

44
89 56
Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
ranker251 added age 29

45
30 136
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 38

46
37 151
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

47
46 29
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 73

48
52 45
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
oldschoolrockisthebest added age 61

49
29 125
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
age 53

50
24 76
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
zaya2 added age 77