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The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time 

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Updated February 18, 2020 12.2k votes 1.9k voters 40.8k views 56 items

Big fan of Cleveland football? Then check out this list of Cleveland Browns quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback from throughout Cleveland Browns 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 Cleveland Browns and some of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, the best Browns QBs include Otto Graham, Brian Sipe, Frank Ryan, and Vinny Testaverde, among many other football greats.

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

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Otto Graham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946

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Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985

3
Brian Sipe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974

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Baker Mayfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time
Baker Mayfield
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Frank Ryan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962

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Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

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Tim Couch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons:  2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

8
Derek Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons:  2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

9
Brian Hoyer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013

10
Bill Nelsen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968

11
Milt Plum is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957

12
Josh McCown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015

13
Colt McCoy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010

14
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2004

15
Kelly Holcomb is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002

16
Mike Phipps is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

17
Tyrod Taylor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2018

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Terrelle Pryor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time
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Gary Danielson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time
Gary Danielson

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1985

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Mark Rypien is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1994

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Robert Griffin III is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2016

22
Don Strock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1988

23
Jake Delhomme is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2010

24
Trent Dilfer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2005

25
Mike Pagel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1990, 1988