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The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated February 14, 2020 19.0k votes 2.7k voters 70.2k 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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  • Fran Tarkenton1

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

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    #1 of 39 The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s#10 of 44 The Best University of Georgia Football Players of All Time

  • Brett Favre2

    Vikings career: 2010, 2009

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    #16 of 150 Athletes You Didn't Know Were Conservative#848 of 1,427 The Best Athletes Of All Time

  • Randall Cunningham3

    Vikings career: 1999, 1998, 1997

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  • Tommy Kramer4
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    Tommy Kramer

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

  • Daunte Culpepper5

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

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    #290 of 329 The Most Obnoxious Athletes#53 of 73 The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

  • Warren Moon6

    Vikings career: 1996, 1995, 1994

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    #1 of 66 The Best University of Washington Football Players Ever#57 of 85 Great Athletes Who Waited Too Long To Retire

  • Joe Kapp7
    433
    195

    Vikings career: 1969, 1968, 1967

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    #85 of 99 The Best Hispanic Athletes#5 of 30 The Best California Golden Bears Quarterbacks of All Time

  • Wade Wilson8

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

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    #37 of 45 The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s#72 of 134 The Best Minnesota Vikings Of All Time

  • Case Keenum9

    Vikings career: 2018, 2017

  • Kirk Cousins10

    Vikings career: 2018

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  • Rich Gannon11

    Vikings career: 1992, 1991, 1990

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    #220 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame#69 of 120 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time

  • Brad Johnson12

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

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    #30 of 41 The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '90s#47 of 84 The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

  • Teddy Bridgewater13

    Vikings career: 2015, 2014

  • Sam Bradford14

    Vikings career: 2017, 2016

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    #48 of 83 The Best Heisman Trophy Winners of All Time#37 of 41 The 41 Hottest Men in the NFL

  • Jeff George15

    Vikings career: 1999

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  • Archie Manning16

    Vikings career: 1984

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    #9 of 119 The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time#2 of 24 The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s

  • Sean Salisbury17

    Vikings career: 1994, 1993, 1992

  • Tarvaris Jackson18

    Vikings career: 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006

  • Jim McMahon19

    Vikings career: 1993

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    #727 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021#31 of 144 The Greatest Chicago Bears of All Time

  • Gus Frerotte20

    Vikings career: 2008, 2003

  • Matt Cassel21

    Vikings career: 2014, 2013

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    #82 of 104 The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time#171 of 246 The Best New England Patriots Of All Time

  • Norm Snead22

    Vikings career: 1971

  • Bob Lee23
    84
    175

    Vikings career: 1977, 1976, 1971, 1970

  • Ron Vander Kelen24
    56
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    Ron Vander Kelen

    Vikings career: 1967, 1966, 1963

  • Steve Dils25

    Vikings career: 1983, 1981, 1980