Current NFL The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time  

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Big fan of Detroit football? Then check out this list of Detroit Lions quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback from throughout Detroit Lions 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 Detroit Lions and some of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, the best Lions QBs include Booby Layne, Matthew Stafford, Eric Hipple, and Dutch Clark, among many other football greats.

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

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248 85
Bobby Layne is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950

2
376 150
Matthew Stafford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

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

3
124 52
Greg Landry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968

4
107 58
Erik Kramer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

5
69 32
Dutch Clark is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1937, 1936, 1935, 1934, 1932

6
64 41
Gary Danielson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1984, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1978, 1977

7
77 54
Eric Hipple is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons:  1989, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

8
59 40
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1961, 1960, 1959

9
83 66
Scott Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

10
85 75
Jon Kitna is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons:  2008, 2007, 2006

11
48 39
Bill Munson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1970, 1969, 1968

12
72 68
Charlie Batch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

13
44 37
Milt Plum is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

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

14
54 49
Dave Krieg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1994

15
66 68
Rodney Peete is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

16
45 45
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2005

17
36 35
Tobin Rote is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1959, 1958, 1957

18
30 28
Frank Reich is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1998

19
54 58
Shaun Hill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2010

20
56 63
Daunte Culpepper is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008

21
46 54
Drew Stanton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009

22
49 58
Jake Rudock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Jake Rudock

Seasons: 2017
 

23
23 26
Byron White is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1941, 1940

24
29 36
Gus Frerotte is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1999

25
23 29
Joe Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1986, 1985