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
202 45
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
143 54
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
96 27
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
86 37
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
66 23
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
47 37
Josh McCown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003
 

7
29 23
Boomer Esiason is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1996
 

8
52 49
Drew Stanton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2014
 

9
26 21
Chris Chandler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

10
19 14
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
19 14
Dave Krieg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1995
 

12
16 11
Steve Beuerlein is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993
 

13
11 6
Charley Trippi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1952, 1951
 

14
19 16
Timm Rosenbach is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Timm Rosenbach

Seasons: 1992, 1990, 1989
 

15
9 5
Josh Rosen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
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16
8 5
Ray Mallouf is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1948, 1941
 

17
32 33
Blaine Gabbert is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2017
 

18
7 4
John Roach is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1960, 1959
 

19
12 10
Paul Christman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1945

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

Seasons: 2012
 

21
10 10
Dave Brown is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999

22
19 21
Matt Leinart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2007, 2006

23
8 8
Lamar McHan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954

24
12 13
Jeff Blake is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2003

25
7 7
Pete Beathard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1971
 

26
13 15
Tom Tupa is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1989
 

27
13 15
Shaun King is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2004
 

28
21 25
Kevin Kolb is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011
 

29
15 18
Derek Anderson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2010
 

30
8 10
Jim Hardy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1951, 1950, 1949

31
19 24
John Skelton is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

32
11 14
Kent Graham is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996
 

33
7 9
Stan Gelbaugh is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Stan Gelbaugh

Seasons: 1991
 

34
6 8
Ray Nagel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Ray Nagel

Seasons: 1953
 

35
9 12
Trevor Knight is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Trevor Knight

Seasons: 2017
 

36
19 25
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1994
 

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

Seasons: 1943
 

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

Seasons: 1987
 

39
4 6
Gary Keithley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Gary Keithley

Seasons: 1973
 

40
4 6
Don Panciera is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1952
 

41
7 10
Cliff Stoudt is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Cliff Stoudt

Seasons: 1988, 1986
 

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

Seasons: 1958
 

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

Seasons: 1972
 

44
3 5
King Hill is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1960, 1959
 

45
3 5
Jim Root is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Root

Seasons: 1956, 1953
 

46
5 8
Terry Nofsinger is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Terry Nofsinger

Seasons: 1966
 

47
5 8
Frank Tripucka is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1952, 1951, 1950

48
5 8
Sammy Garza is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time
Sammy Garza

Seasons: 1987

49
8 12
Jay Schroeder is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1994
 

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

Seasons: 19