Football The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time  

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Big fan of Arizona football? Then check out this list of Arizona Cardinals quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback from throughout Arizona Cardinals history, including current quarterbacks and past ones. This roster contains many American football greats, players in the game with the highest ratings in the NFL. The QB is the leader of the offensive team, the one who often calls the plays. Although most teams use an offensive coordinator now, QBs still need to know the intricacies of the rules for trick plays and tactics. Vigorous training is a must—and don't forget that a quarterback is only as good as his receivers. 

Featuring 2018-2019 Arizona Cardinals and some of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, the best Cardinals QBs include Carson Palmer, Jim Hart, and Jake Plummer, among other greats. 

Who are the best quarterbacks in Arizona Cardinals history? Here is every athlete who's ever held the illustrious position of Arizona Cardinals quarterback.

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138 31
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Kurt Warner Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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101 37
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Carson Palmer Seasons:  2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

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64 19
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Hart Seasons: 1983, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967

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59 21
Jake Plummer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Jake Plummer Seasons:  2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

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51 17
Neil Lomax is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Neil Lomax Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

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45 33
Drew Stanton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Drew Stanton Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2014 

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35 27
Josh McCown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Josh McCown Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003 

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12 7
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Charley Johnson Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962

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21 17
Boomer Esiason is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Boomer Esiason Seasons: 1996 

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9 4
Paul Christman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Paul Christman Seasons: 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1945

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Charley Trippi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Charley Trippi Seasons: 1952, 1951 

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13 9
Dave Krieg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Dave Krieg Seasons: 1995 

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20 17
Chris Chandler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Chris Chandler Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

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5 1
Ray Mallouf is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Ray Mallouf Seasons: 1948, 1941 

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4 1
John Roach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
John Roach Seasons: 1960, 1959 

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11 9
Shaun King is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Shaun King Seasons: 2004 

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Steve Beuerlein is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Beuerlein Seasons: 1994, 1993 

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Blaine Gabbert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Blaine Gabbert Seasons: 2017 

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11 10
Timm Rosenbach is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Timm Rosenbach Seasons: 1992, 1990, 1989 

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9 8
Tom Tupa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Tupa Seasons: 1991, 1989 

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6 5
Lamar McHan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Lamar McHan Seasons: 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954

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5 4
Pete Beathard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Pete Beathard Seasons: 1971 

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9 9
Kent Graham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Kent Graham Seasons: 1997, 1996 

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11 12
Derek Anderson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Derek Anderson Seasons: 2010 

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Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim McMahon Seasons: 1994 

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Kevin Kolb is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Kevin Kolb Seasons: 2012, 2011 

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5 6
Jim Hardy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Hardy Seasons: 1951, 1950, 1949

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5 6
Stan Gelbaugh is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Stan Gelbaugh Seasons: 1991 

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14 17
Brian Hoyer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Brian Hoyer Seasons: 2012 

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4 5
Ray Nagel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Ray Nagel Seasons: 1953 

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8 10
Jeff Blake is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff Blake Seasons: 2003

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12 15
John Skelton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
John Skelton Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

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2 3
Ronnie Cahill is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Ronnie Cahill Seasons: 1943 

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6 8
Dave Brown is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Dave Brown Seasons: 2000, 1999

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Tim Van Galder is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Tim Van Galder Seasons: 1972 

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3 5
Sammy Garza is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Sammy Garza Seasons: 1987

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2 4
Gary Keithley is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Gary Keithley Seasons: 1973 

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2 4
Buddy Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Buddy Humphrey Seasons: 19 

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2 4
Shawn Halloran is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Shawn Halloran Seasons: 1987 

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1 3
Don Panciera is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Don Panciera Seasons: 1952 

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1 3
Mack Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Mack Reynolds Seasons: 1958 

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1 3
Gary Cuozzo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Gary Cuozzo Seasons: 1972 

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1 3
King Hill is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
King Hill Seasons: 1960, 1959 

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1 3
Jim Root is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Root Seasons: 1956, 1953 

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3 6
Stoney Case is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Stoney Case Seasons: 1997 

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3 6
Terry Nofsinger is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Terry Nofsinger Seasons: 1966 

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3 6
Frank Tripucka is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Frank Tripucka Seasons: 1952, 1951, 1950

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5 9
Jay Schroeder is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Jay Schroeder Seasons: 1994 

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1 4
John Grigas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
John Grigas Seasons: 1944 

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1 4
Mike Loyd is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Loyd Seasons: 1980