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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1
165 39
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
127 43
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
80 23
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
73 29
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
60 20
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

6
41 32
Josh McCown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003
 

7
48 40
Drew Stanton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2014
 

8
26 19
Boomer Esiason is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1996
 

9
18 11
Dave Krieg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1995
 

10
16 10
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

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

11
24 19
Chris Chandler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

12
13 8
Steve Beuerlein is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993
 

13
10 5
Charley Trippi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1952, 1951
 

14
7 2
Ray Mallouf is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1948, 1941
 

15
11 7
Paul Christman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1945

16
28 27
Blaine Gabbert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2017
 

17
14 12
Timm Rosenbach is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Timm Rosenbach

Seasons: 1992, 1990, 1989
 

18
5 3
John Roach is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1960, 1959
 

19
19 20
Kevin Kolb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011
 

20
13 13
Derek Anderson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2010
 

21
7 6
Lamar McHan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954

22
12 12
Shaun King is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2004
 

23
6 5
Pete Beathard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1971
 

24
17 18
Brian Hoyer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2012
 

25
11 11
Jeff Blake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2003

26
11 11
Tom Tupa is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1989
 

27
8 8
Dave Brown is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999

28
7 7
Jim Hardy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1951, 1950, 1949

29
15 17
John Skelton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

30
10 11
Kent Graham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996
 

31
6 7
Stan Gelbaugh is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Stan Gelbaugh

Seasons: 1991
 

32
5 6
Ray Nagel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Ray Nagel

Seasons: 1953
 

33
3 4
Ronnie Cahill is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Ronnie Cahill

Seasons: 1943
 

34
18 23
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1994
 

35
5 7
Stoney Case is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Stoney Case

Seasons: 1997
 

36
13 17
Matt Leinart is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2007, 2006

37
4 6
Sammy Garza is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Sammy Garza

Seasons: 1987

38
4 6
Tim Van Galder is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Tim Van Galder

Seasons: 1972
 

39
7 10
Jay Schroeder is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1994
 

40
7 10
Trevor Knight is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Trevor Knight

Seasons: 2017
 

41
3 5
Shawn Halloran is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Shawn Halloran

Seasons: 1987
 

42
3 5
Buddy Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Buddy Humphrey

Seasons: 19
 

43
3 5
Gary Keithley is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Gary Keithley

Seasons: 1973
 

44
6 9
Cliff Stoudt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Cliff Stoudt

Seasons: 1988, 1986
 

45
2 4
Jim Root is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Root

Seasons: 1956, 1953
 

46
2 4
Don Panciera is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1952
 

47
2 4
King Hill is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1960, 1959
 

48
2 4
Mack Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Mack Reynolds

Seasons: 1958
 

49
2 4
Gary Cuozzo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1972
 

50
4 7
Frank Tripucka is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1952, 1951, 1950