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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213 71
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
322 127
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
106 43
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
90 49
Erik Kramer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

5
59 28
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
54 33
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
68 47
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
74 55
Scott Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

9
51 37
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1961, 1960, 1959

10
76 64
Jon Kitna is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons:  2008, 2007, 2006

11
44 32
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
40 30
Milt Plum is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

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

13
65 57
Charlie Batch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

14
46 42
Dave Krieg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1994

15
59 57
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
33 29
Tobin Rote is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1959, 1958, 1957

17
51 50
Daunte Culpepper is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008

18
47 48
Shaun Hill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2010

19
46 47
Jake Rudock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Jake Rudock

Seasons: 2017
 

20
37 38
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2005

21
41 46
Drew Stanton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009

22
22 23
Frank Reich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1998

23
20 21
Byron White is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1941, 1940

24
18 21
Bob Gagliano is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1990, 1989

25
23 28
Karl Sweetan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Karl Sweetan

Seasons: 1967, 1966