Football The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time  

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Big fan of Kansas City football? Then check out this list of Kansas City Chiefs quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback from throughout Kansas City Chiefs 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.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Kansas City Chiefs starting QBs and backup QBs are Tyler Bray, Patrick Mahomes II, Alex Smith, and Joel Stave. 

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

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Len Dawson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Len Dawson Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962

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Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Montana Seasons: 1994, 1993

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Alex Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Alex Smith Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

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Trent Green is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Trent Green Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

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Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Rich Gannon Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996

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Patrick Mahomes II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Patrick Mahomes II Seasons: 2017 

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Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve DeBerg Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

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Nick Foles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Nick Foles Seasons: 2016

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Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Warren Moon Seasons: 2000

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Bill Kenney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Bill Kenney Seasons:1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

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Elvis Grbac is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Elvis Grbac Seasons:  2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

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Chase Daniel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Chase Daniel Seasons: 2014, 2013

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Dave Krieg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Dave Krieg Seasons: 1993, 1992

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Steve Bono is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Bono Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

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Mike Livingston is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Livingston Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969

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Kyle Orton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Kyle Orton Seasons: 2011

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Tyler Thigpen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Tyler Thigpen Seasons: 2008

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Steve Fuller is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Fuller Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

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Ron Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Ron Jaworski Seasons: 1989

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Cotton Davidson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Cotton Davidson Seasons: 1961, 1960

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Brady Quinn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Brady Quinn Seasons: 2012

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Tyler Bray is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Tyler Bray Seasons: 2017 

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Joel Stave is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Joel Stave Seasons: 2017 

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Steve Pelluer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Pelluer Seasons: 1989

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Damon Huard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Damon Huard Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006

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Jacky Lee is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Jacky Lee Seasons: 1969, 1968

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Eddie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Eddie Wilson Seasons: 1963

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Tony Adams is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Tony Adams Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1975

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Mark Vlasic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Mark Vlasic Seasons: 1991

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Tyler Palko is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Tyler Palko Seasons: 2011

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Brodie Croyle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Brodie Croyle Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

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Todd Blackledge is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Todd Blackledge Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

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Pete Beathard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Pete Beathard Seasons: 1965

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Hunter Enis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Hunter Enis Seasons: 1960

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Matt Stevens is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt Stevens Seasons: 1987

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Doug Hudson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Doug Hudson Seasons: 1987

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Randy Duncan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time
Randy Duncan Seasons: 1961