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The Best Dallas Cowboys Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated January 10, 2020 30.5k votes 5.4k voters 116.4k views41 items

Big fan of Dallas football? Then check out this list of Dallas Cowboys quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback throughout Dallas Cowboys 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. Many of the most famous Dallas Cowboys quarterbacks of all time are also among the best quarterbacks in NFL history. You can also vote for the best Dallas Cowboys running backs and the best Dallas Cowboys wide receivers.

Featuring some of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, the best Cowboys QBs include former stars like Roger Staubach, Troy Aikman, and Tony Romo, and current QB Dak Prescott, among many other football greats.

Who are the best quarterbacks in Dallas Cowboys 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 Texas team. Here is every athlete who's ever held the illustrious position of Dallas Cowboys quarterback.

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  • Roger Staubach1

    Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1971, 1979, 1969

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    #1417 of 1,427 The Best Athletes Of All Time#38 of 80 The Best NFL Player Nicknames

  • Troy Aikman2
    2,224
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    Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

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    #1 of 44 The Best UCLA Football Players of All Time#26 of 26 NFL Players Whose Careers Ended Too Soon

  • Tony Romo3
    1,755
    884

    Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006

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    #198 of 329 The Most Obnoxious Athletes#17 of 73 The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

  • Don Meredith4

    Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960

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    #19 of 63 Every Quarterback To Achieve A Perfect Passer Rating#30 of 139 The Best Dallas Cowboys Of All Time

  • Craig Morton5
    1,216
    633

    Seasons: 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1965

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    #4 of 11 The Best Backup Quarterbacks to Reach a Super Bowl#16 of 106 The Best Denver Broncos of All Time

  • Danny White6
    1,098
    595

    Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1978

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    #35 of 39 The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s#24 of 84 The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

  • Dak Prescott7
    1,137
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    Dak Prescott

    Seasons: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

  • Eddie LeBaron8

    Seasons: 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960

  • Drew Bledsoe9

    Seasons: 2006, 2005

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    #52 of 120 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#206 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • Randall Cunningham10

    Seasons: 2000

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    #3 of 30 The Best Black Quarterbacks Of All Time#47 of 54 The Greatest NFL Punters of All Time

  • Steve Beuerlein11
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    Steve Beuerlein

    Seasons: 1991

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    #30 of 41 The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '90s#46 of 51 The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1990s

  • Vinny Testaverde12

    Seasons: 2004

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    #47 of 83 The Best Heisman Trophy Winners of All Time#30 of 53 The Best No. 1 Overall NFL Draft Picks Of All Time, Ranked

  • Jason Garrett13
    360
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    Jason Garrett

    Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1994, 1993

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    #48 of 63 The Best NFL Head Coaches to Have a Beer With#6 of 8 The Best Dallas Cowboys Coaches of All Time

  • Gary Hogeboom14

    Seasons: 1985, 1984

  • Bernie Kosar15

    Seasons: 1993

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    #49 of 150 Athletes You Didn't Know Were Conservative#22 of 64 The Best Miami Football Players of All Time

  • Jon Kitna16
    203
    375

    Seasons: 2010

  • Wade Wilson17

    Seasons: 1996

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    #72 of 134 The Best Minnesota Vikings Of All Time#37 of 45 The Best Oakland Raiders Quarterbacks of All Time

  • Clint Longley18

    Seasons: 1975

  • Steve Walsh19

    Seasons: 1989

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    #22 of 66 The Best Chicago Bears Quarterbacks of All Time#51 of 56 The Best Los Angeles Rams Quarterbacks of All Time

  • Rodney Peete20

    Seasons: 1994

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    #91 of 95 The Best Baltimore Ravens of All Time#35 of 104 The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

  • Quincy Carter21

    Seasons: 2003, 2002, 2001

  • Steve Pelluer22

    Seasons: 1988, 1986, 1986

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    #49 of 66 The Best University of Washington Football Players Ever#12 of 31 The Best Washington Huskies Quarterbacks of All Time

  • Kellen Moore23

    Seasons: 2017, 2015

  • Kevin Sweeney24
    72
    191

    Kevin Sweeney

    Seasons: 1988, 1987

  • Jerry Rhome25
    77
    209

    Jerry Rhome

    Seasons: 1966, 1965