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The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated February 25, 2020 10.5k votes 1.7k voters 35.2k views39 items

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.

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. Vote below, then head over and check out the top Chiefs kickers ever and best Chiefs tight ends.

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    Patrick Mahomes II
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    Patrick Mahomes II

    Chiefs career: 2019, 2018, 2017

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    Len Dawson

    Chiefs career: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962

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    #1657 of 1,816 The Best Athletes Of All Time#15 of 39 The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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    Joe Montana

    Chiefs career: 1994, 1993

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    Trent Green

    Chiefs career: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

  • 5
    Alex Smith

    Chiefs career: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

  • 6
    Rich Gannon

    Chiefs career: 1998, 1997, 1996

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    #307 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#212 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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    Steve DeBerg

    Chiefs career: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

  • 8
    Matt Moore
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    Matt Moore

    Chiefs career: 2019

  • 9
    Warren Moon

    Chiefs career: 2000

  • 10
    Bill Kenney

    Chiefs career: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

  • 11
    Nick Foles

    Chiefs career: 2016

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    Elvis Grbac
    130
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    Elvis Grbac

    Chiefs career:  2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

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    #35 of 87 The Best Michigan Football Players of All Time#38 of 51 The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1990s

  • 13
    Dave Krieg

    Chiefs career: 1993, 1992

  • 14
    Mike Livingston
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    Mike Livingston

    Chiefs career: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969

  • 15
    Steve Bono

    Chiefs career: 1996, 1995, 1994

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    #168 of 252 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#42 of 45 The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

  • 16
    Chase Daniel

    Chiefs career: 2014, 2013

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    #95 of 119 The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time#55 of 70 The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now

  • 17
    Ron Jaworski

    Chiefs career: 1989

  • 18
    Matt Cassel

    Chiefs career: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

  • 19
    Damon Huard

    Chiefs career: 2008, 2007, 2006

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    #45 of 66 The Best University of Washington Football Players Ever#36 of 51 The Best NFL Players From Washington

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    Kyle Orton

    Chiefs career: 2011

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    Tyler Thigpen

    Chiefs career: 2008

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    #196 of 246 The Best Miami Dolphins of All Time#32 of 37 The Best Miami Dolphins Quarterbacks of All Time

  • 22
    Steve Fuller

    Chiefs career: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

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    #20 of 66 The Best Chicago Bears Quarterbacks of All Time#4 of 31 The Best Clemson Tigers Quarterbacks of All Time

  • 23
    Todd Blackledge

    Chiefs career: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

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  • 24
    Tyler Bray

    Chiefs career: 2017

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    Cotton Davidson

    Chiefs career: 1961, 1960

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