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The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time 

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Updated October 19, 2019 4.5k votes 822 voters 25.2k views 66 items

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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Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

2
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons:  2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

3
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1983, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967

4
Jake Plummer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons:  2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

5
Neil Lomax is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

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Kyler Murray is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
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Boomer Esiason is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1996
 

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Chris Chandler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

9
Josh McCown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003
 

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Charley Trippi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1952, 1951
 

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Drew Stanton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Drew Stanton

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2014
 

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

Seasons: 1995
 

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Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962

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John Roach is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1960, 1959
 

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Timm Rosenbach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Timm Rosenbach

Seasons: 1992, 1990, 1989
 

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Blaine Gabbert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2017
 

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Jim Root is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Root

Seasons: 1956, 1953
 

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Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1994
 

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Steve Beuerlein is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Beuerlein

Seasons: 1994, 1993
 

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Shaun King is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2004
 

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Tom Tupa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1989
 

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Frank Tripucka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1952, 1951, 1950

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Josh Rosen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
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Ray Mallouf is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1948, 1941
 

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John Skelton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010