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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364 124
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Warren Moon age 59

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2
334 142
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Kurt Warner age 44

3
270 147
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Doug Flutie age 53

4
255 101
Drew Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added Drew Bledsoe age 43

5
186 139
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Theismann age 66

6
140 82
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken Stabler age 70

7
155 156
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff Garcia age 45

8
135 31
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
guy man added Jim Kelly age 55

9
122 89
Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Mark Brunell age 45

10
107 82
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken Anderson age 66

11
121 77
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Phil Simms age 61

12
72 64
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Bob Griese age 70

13
78 63
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Archie Manning age 66

14
90 67
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Vinny Testaverde age 52

15
89 62
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Rich Gannon age 50

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16
62 113
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Kapp age 77

17
70 37
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Junior53 added Jim Plunkett age 68

18
60 88
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Bobby Hebert age 55

19
47 104
Matt Dunigan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt Dunigan age 55

20
51 103
Ron Lancaster is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ron Lancaster Died at 70 (1938-2008)

21
57 52
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Jake Delhomme age 40

22
66 56
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
muzziac added Jim McMahon age 56

23
61 86
Jack Kemp is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Jack Kemp Died at 74 (1935-2009)

24
44 52
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Ken O'Brien age 55

25
54 65
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
wiabux added Chad Pennington age 39

26
43 96
Russ Jackson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Russ Jackson age 80

27
38 48
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Daryle Lamonica age 74

28
43 91
Dieter Brock is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Dieter Brock age 64

29
40 90
Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Damon Allen age 52

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40 85
Condredge Holloway is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

31
38 83
Anthony Calvillo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

32
62 21
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Young age 54

33
32 90
Dave Dickenson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

34
31 75
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Clements age 62

35
32 83
Sam Etcheverry is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Sam Etcheverry Died at 79 (1930-2009)

36
28 41
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Steve Bartkowski age 63

37
33 48
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
willyboymcoy added Bert Jones age 64

38
34 38
Marc Bulger is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Matthew C. Plowman added Marc Bulger age 38

39
32 43
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added Danny White age 63

40
22 73
Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Tracy Ham age 52

41
32 83
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

42
24 77
Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Ricky Ray age 36

43
65 117
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
JosephRobba added Tim Tebow age 28

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44
19 69
Turner Gill is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Turner Gill age 53

45
20 78
Joe Barnes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Barnes age 64

46
18 70
Roy Dewalt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Roy Dewalt age 60

47
16 69
Bernie Faloney is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Bernie Faloney Died at 67 (1932-1999)

48
18 73
Chuck Ealey is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
Chuck Ealey age 67

49
24 70
J.C. Watts is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
J.C. Watts age 58

50
21 59
Blake Bortles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time
doro-the-exploro-gaming added Blake Bortles