NFL The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time  

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Big fan of New York football? Then check out this list of New York Giants quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback from throughout New York Giants history, including current quarterbacks and past ones, all ranked from best to worst. This roster contains many American football greats, players who are also among the best quarterbacks in NFL history. The quarterback is the leader of the offense, and the one who often calls the plays. Although most teams use an offensive coordinator now, quarterbacks 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 New York Giants and some of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, the best Giants QBs include Eli Manning, Phil Simms, Fran Tarkenton, and Jeff Hostetler, among many other NFL greats.

Who are the best quarterbacks in New York Giants 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 New York team. Here is every athlete who's ever held the illustrious position of New York Giants quarterback.

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1
277 110
Eli Manning is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
age 37 -

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

2
137 40
Y. A. Tittle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
age 91 -

Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

3
207 77
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
age 63 -

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

4
99 46
Fran Tarkenton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
age 78 -

Seasons: 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967

5
68 37
Charlie Conerly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 75 (1921-1996) -

Seasons: 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948

6
76 45
Jeff Hostetler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
age 56 -

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988
 

7
70 46
Kerry Collins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
age 45 -

Seasons:  2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

8
80 56
Kurt Warner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
age 44 -

Seasons: 2004
 

9
29 23
Craig Morton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
age 75 -

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974

10
26 20
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 80 (1934-2014) -

Seasons: 1966, 1965
 

11
21 17
Jeff Rutledge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff Rutledge age 61 -

Seasons: 1987, 1983
 

12
29 26
Arnie Herber is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 59 (1910-1969) -

Seasons: 1945, 1944
 

13
26 23
Tom Landry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 76 (1924-2000) -

Seasons: 1952
 

14
21 18
Norm Snead is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
age 76 -

Seasons: 1976, 1974, 1973, 1972

15
18 16
Don Heinrich is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 62 (1930-1992) -

Seasons: 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955
 

16
15 13
Benny Friedman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Died at 77 (1905-1982) -

Seasons: 1931, 1930, 1929
 

17
14 12
Hinkey Haines is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Died at 81 (1898-1979) -

Seasons: 1928, 1927, 1926

18
13 11
Ed Danowski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 86 (1911-1997) -

Seasons: 1939, 1938, 1937, 1936, 1935

19
23 24
Kent Graham is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
age 47 -

Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1994, 1992
 

20
21 22
Danny Kanell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Danny Kanell age 42 -

Seasons: 1998, 1997
 

21
20 23
Davis Webb is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Davis Webb 22 -

Seasons: 2017

22
10 11
Gary Wood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 52 (1942-1994) -

Seasons: 1966, 1964

23
9 11
Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 65 (1944-2009) -

Seasons: 1973, 1972,1971

24
23 29
Davis Webb is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Davis Webb 22 -

Seasons: 2017
 

25
4 6
Eddie Miller is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Eddie Miller Dec. at 84 (1916-2000) -

Seasons: 1940
 

26
11 15
Scott Brunner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Scott Brunner age 61 -

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

27
7 10
Travis Tidwell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Travis Tidwell

Seasons: 1951, 1950
 

28
6 9
Tuffy Leemans is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 67 (1912-1979) -

Seasons: 1943, 1942, 1941

29
5 8
Red Smith is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Red Smith Dec. at 74 (1904-1978) -

Seasons: 1931
 

30
9 14
Randy Dean is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Randy Dean age 60 -

Seasons: 1978
 

31
5 9
Jack McBride is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Jack McBride

Seasons: 1932, 1925
 

32
5 9
Emery Nix is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Emery Nix

Seasons: 1943

33
4 8
Hap Moran is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Died at 93 (1901-1994) -

Seasons: 1932, 1931
 

34
4 8
Arnie Galiffa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Arnie Galiffa

Seasons: 1953
 

35
3 7
Paul Governali is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Paul Governali Dec. at 57 (1921-1978) -

Seasons: 1948, 1947
 

36
14 22
Jesse Palmer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
age 39 -

Seasons:  2003

37
11 18
Josh Johnson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
age 31 -

Seasons: 2017

38
5 10
Tom Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Kennedy

Seasons: 1966
 

39
4 9
Tony Sarausky is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Tony Sarausky

Seasons: 1936
 

40
15 24
Joe Pisarcik is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
age 63 -

Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977

41
5 11
Frank Filchock is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 78 (1916-1994) -

Seasons: 1946
 

42
5 11
Mike Busch is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Busch age 56 -

Seasons: 1987

43
6 13
Jerry Golsteyn is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Jerry Golsteyn age 63 -

Seasons: 1978, 1977
 

44
2 8
George Shaw is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 65 (1933-1998) -

Seasons: 1960, 1959

45
2 8
Harry Newman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 91 (1909-2000) -

Seasons: 1934, 1933
  

46
4 11
Jim Del Gaizo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Del Gaizo age 68 -

Seasons: 1974
 

47
13 24
Dave Brown is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 1811 (195-2006) -

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

48
3 13
Bruce Caldwell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Dec. at 53 (1906-1959) -

Seasons: 1928
 

49
3 13
Jim Crocicchia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Crocicchia age 54 -

Seasons: 1987
 

50
4 16
Bob Clatterbuck is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best New York Giants Quarterbacks of All Time
Bob Clatterbuck

Seasons: 1954