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The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time 

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Updated February 14, 2020 14.8k votes 2.4k voters 64.1k views 39 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 Tarkenton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

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

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Brett Favre is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Daunte Culpepper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Tommy Kramer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
Tommy Kramer

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

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Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Case Keenum is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Teddy Bridgewater is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Vikings career: 2015, 2014

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Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Brad Johnson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

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

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Wade Wilson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

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

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Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Sam Bradford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Jeff George is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Bob Lee is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Vikings career: 1977, 1976, 1971, 1970

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Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Gary Cuozzo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Vikings career:  1971, 1970, 1969

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Ron Vander Kelen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
Ron Vander Kelen

Vikings career: 1967, 1966, 1963

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Norm Snead is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time

Vikings career: 1994, 1993, 1992

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Matt Cassel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
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Todd Bouman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time
Todd Bouman

Vikings career: 2001

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Gus Frerotte is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks of All Time