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The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time 

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Updated May 17, 2020 8.1k votes 2k voters 54.2k views 33 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 Brady is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time

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 Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time

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

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Steve Grogan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time

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

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Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
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Jimmy Garoppolo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time

Patriots career: 2017, 2016

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Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
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Babe Parilli is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
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Tony Eason is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
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Jacoby Brissett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time

Patriots career: 2017, 2016

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Matt Cassel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
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Scott Zolak is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
Scott Zolak

Patriots career: 1998, 1995, 1992

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Brian Hoyer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
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Jarrett Stidham is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
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Matt Cavanaugh is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
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Joe Kapp is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
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Butch Songin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
Butch Songin

Patriots career: 1961, 1960

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Brian Lewerke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
LuckyDarth123 added Brian Lewerke
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Hugh Millen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
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Tom Yewcic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time

Patriots career: 1962

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Tom Owen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Owen

Patriots career: 1981

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J'mar Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
LuckyDarth123 added J'mar Smith
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Tommy Hodson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
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Mike Taliaferro is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Taliaferro

Patriots career: 1970, 1969, 1968

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Tom Sherman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Sherman

Patriots career: 1968

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Tom Greene is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New England Patriots Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Greene

Patriots career: 1960