Quarterbacks The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time  

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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.

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1
415 83
Fran Tarkenton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

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

2
276 105
Daunte Culpepper is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000

3
323 134
Brett Favre is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009
 

4
213 72
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

5
227 83
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1997
 

6
203 69
Tommy Kramer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

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

7
174 69
Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967

8
304 173
Case Keenum is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2018

9
127 72
Brad Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons:  2006, 2005, 1998, 1997, 1996

10
104 60
Wade Wilson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

11
152 116
Teddy Bridgewater is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014
 

12
95 65
Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990

13
131 113
Sam Bradford is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016
 

14
25 3
Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Seasons: 2018

15
75 68
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1984
 

16
69 69
Jeff George is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1999
 

17
48 70
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1993
 

18
12 13
Taylor Heinicke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
Taylor Heinicke

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

19
52 78
Tarvaris Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006

20
50 80
Matt Cassel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013

21
35 59
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992:

22
45 76
Joe Webb is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2010
 

23
39 67
Gus Frerotte is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2008, 2003
 

24
30 52
Bob Lee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1971, 1970
 

25
32 56
Todd Bouman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
Todd Bouman

Seasons: 2001

26
50 88
Donovan McNabb is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2011
 

27
41 74
Shaun Hill is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2016

28
31 58
Norm Snead is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1971
 

29
21 41
George Shaw is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1961
 

30
28 56
Steve Dils is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1983, 1981, 1980

31
58 113
Christian Ponder is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
 

32
19 45
Ron Vander Kelen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
Ron Vander Kelen

Seasons: 1967, 1966, 1963

33
17 47
Bob Berry is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1974, 1966
 

34
20 53
Brooks Bollinger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2007
 

35
18 54
Gary Cuozzo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons:  1971, 1970, 1969

36
3 20
Mitch Leidner is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
Mitch Leidner

Seasons: 2017

37
13 57
Tony Adams is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1987
 

38
12 56
Kelly Holcomb is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2007
 

39
16 69
Spergon Wynn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2001

40
24 93
Josh Freeman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2013