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The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time 

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Updated January 12, 2020 3.2k votes 799 voters 15.1k views 39 items

Big fan of Atlanta football? Then check out this list of Atlanta Falcons quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback from throughout Atlanta Falcons 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 Atlanta Falcons and some of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, the best Falcons QBs include Matt Ryan, Chris Chandler, Michael Vick, and Steve Bartkowski, among other greats.

Who are the best quarterbacks in Atlanta Falcons history? They're on this comprehensive list, along with all of the other sports stars who have had the honor of being the arm behind this beloved Georgia team. Here is every athlete who's ever held the illustrious position of Atlanta Falcons quarterback.

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Matt Ryan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Exton, Pennsylvania

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

2
Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Virginia

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

3
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Des Moines, Iowa

Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

4
Chris Chandler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Everett, Washington

Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

5
Chris Miller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Pomona, California

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987

6
Matt Schaub is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Seasons: 2017, 2005, 2004

7
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from San Antonio, Texas

Seasons:  1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966

8
Bob Lee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Punter and Quarterback from Columbus, Ohio

Seasons: 1974, 1973

9
Bobby Hebert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Bobby Hebert Quarterback from Cut Off, Louisiana

Seasons: 1996, 1993
 

10
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Oakland, California

Seasons: 1998
 

11
David Archer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from San Antonio, Texas

Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985

12
Chris Redman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Louisville, Kentucky

Seasons: 2009, 2007
 

13
Wade Wilson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Greenville, Texas

Seasons: 1992
 

14
Billy Joe Tolliver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Dallas, Texas

Seasons: 1997, 1993

15
Scott Hunter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Scott Hunter Quarterback from Mobile, Alabama

Seasons: 1977, 1976

16
Jeff George is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Purple Falcon added
17
Steve Dils is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Seattle, Washington

Seasons: 1988
 

18
Dominique Davis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Purple Falcon added Dominique Davis Quarterback from Lakeland, Florida
19
Dick Shiner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Seasons: 1973, 1971
 

20
Matt Simms is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Seasons: 2017

21
Terry Nofsinger is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Terry Nofsinger Quarterback from Salt Lake City, Utah

Seasons: 1967
 

22
Byron Leftwich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Byron Leftwich Quarterback from Washington, D.C., United States of America

Seasons: 2007
 

23
Pat Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Birmingham, Alabama

Seasons: 1975, 1974

24
Kurt Kittner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Kurt Kittner Quarterback from Schaumburg, Illinois

Seasons: 2003
 

25
Kim McQuilken is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Quarterbacks of All Time
Kim McQuilken Quarterback from Allentown, Pennsylvania

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974