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The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated May 17, 2020 10.9k votes 2.2k voters 58.8k views33 items

Big fan of New England football? Then check out this list of New England Patriots quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback from throughout New England Patriots 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 New England Patriots 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 Massachusetts team. Here is every athlete who's ever held the illustrious position of New England Patriots quarterback.

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  • Tom Brady1
    1,463
    260

    Patriots career: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

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  • Drew Bledsoe2

    Patriots career: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

  • Steve Grogan3

    Patriots career: 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

  • Doug Flutie4

    Patriots career: 1989, 1988, 1987

  • Jim Plunkett5

    Patriots career: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971

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  • Jimmy Garoppolo6

    Patriots career: 2017, 2016

  • Babe Parilli7

    Patriots career: 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

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  • Tony Eason8

    Patriots career: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

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  • Matt Cassel9

    Patriots career: 2008

  • Jacoby Brissett10

    Patriots career: 2017, 2016

  • Scott Zolak11
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    Scott Zolak

    Patriots career: 1998, 1995, 1992

  • Jarrett Stidham12
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  • Brian Hoyer13

    Patriots career: 2018, 2017

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  • Eddie Wilson14
    67
    90

    Eddie Wilson

    Patriots career: 1965

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  • Brian Lewerke15
    10
    15

    Brian Lewerke

  • Matt Cavanaugh16

    Patriots career: 1982, 1981, 1980

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  • Joe Kapp17

    Patriots career: 1970

  • Butch Songin18
    65
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    Butch Songin

    Patriots career: 1961, 1960

  • Hugh Millen19

    Patriots career: 1992, 1991

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  • Mike Taliaferro20
    54
    110

    Mike Taliaferro

    Patriots career: 1970, 1969, 1968

  • Tommy Hodson21

    Patriots career: 1992, 1991, 1990

  • Tom Yewcic22

    Patriots career: 1962

  • Tom Owen23
    42
    96

    Tom Owen

    Patriots career: 1981

  • Tom Sherman24
    39
    91

    Tom Sherman

    Patriots career: 1968

  • Tom Greene25
    44
    101

    Tom Greene

    Patriots career: 1960