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The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated February 14, 2020 18.7k votes 2.8k voters 70.8k views39 items

Big fan of Minnesota football? Then check out this list of Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback from throughout Minnesota Vikings 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 Minnesota Vikings and some of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, the best Vikings QBs include Fran Tarkenton, Brett Favre, Daunte Culpepper, and Randall Cunningham, among many other football greats.

Who are the best quarterbacks in Minnesota Vikings 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 Minnesota team. Here is every athlete who's ever held the illustrious position of Minnesota Vikings quarterback. Vote below, then head over and check out some of the best Vikings kickers ever.

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    Vikings career: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

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    Vikings career: 2010, 2009

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    Vikings career: 1999, 1998, 1997

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    Vikings career: 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000

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    Vikings career: 1996, 1995, 1994

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    #1 of 66 The Best University of Washington Football Players Ever#68 of 85 Great Athletes Who Waited Too Long To Retire

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    Tommy Kramer

    Vikings career: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1977

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    Vikings career: 1969, 1968, 1967

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    #106 of 120 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#242 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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    Vikings career: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

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    Vikings career: 2018, 2017

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    Vikings career: 2018

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    Vikings career: 2015, 2014

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    Vikings career:  2006, 2005, 1998, 1997, 1996

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    Vikings career: 1992, 1991, 1990

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    Vikings career: 2017, 2016

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    Vikings career: 1999

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    Vikings career: 1984

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    Vikings career: 2007

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    Vikings career: 1993

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    Vikings career: 1994, 1993, 1992

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    Vikings career: 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006

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    Vikings career: 1977, 1976, 1971, 1970

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    Vikings career: 2008, 2003

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    Vikings career: 2014, 2013

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    Vikings career: 1971

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    Vikings career: 2010