football The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time  

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Big fan of New York football? Then check out this list of New York Jets quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback from throughout New York Jets 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.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current New York Jets starting QBs and backup QBs are Christian Hackenberg, Josh McCown, and Bryce Petty.

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

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69 20
Joe Namath is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Namath Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

2
51 16
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Chad Pennington Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

3
51 16
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Vinny Testaverde Seasons: 2005, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

4
27 15
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Ken O'Brien Seasons:  1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

5
25 15
Boomer Esiason is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Boomer Esiason Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

6
33 26
Mark Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Mark Sanchez Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

7
33 27
Brett Favre is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Brett Favre Seasons: 2008

8
22 16
Richard Todd is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Richard Todd Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

9
30 25
Josh McCown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Josh McCown Seasons: 2017

10
28 24
Ryan Fitzpatrick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Ryan Fitzpatrick Seasons: 2016, 2015

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10 10
Pat Ryan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Pat Ryan Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

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12 13
Kellen Clemens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Kellen Clemens Seasons: 2009, 2007

13
15 17
Neil O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Neil O'Donnell Seasons: 1997, 1996

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6 7
Dick Jamieson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Dick Jamieson Seasons: 1960

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6 7
Al Woodall is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Al Woodall Seasons: 1973, 1971, 1970

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4 5
Pete Liske is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Pete Liske Seasons: 1964

17
7 9
Glenn Foley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Glenn Foley Seasons:1998, 1997, 1996

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7 9
Dick Wood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Dick Wood Seasons: 1964, 1963

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16 20
Geno Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Geno Smith Seasons: 2016, 2014, 2013

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16 20
Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Michael Vick Seasons: 2014

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11 14
Ray Lucas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Ray Lucas Seasons: 1999

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6 8
Matt Robinson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt Robinson Seasons:  1979, 1978, 1977

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5 7
J.J. Jones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
J.J. Jones Seasons: 1975

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5 7
Lee Grosscup is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Lee Grosscup Seasons: 1962

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5 7
Galen Hall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Galen Hall Seasons: 1963

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8 11
Browning Nagle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Browning Nagle Seasons: 1992

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3 5
Kyle Mackey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Kyle Mackey Seasons: 1989

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7 10
Mike Taliaferro is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Taliaferro Seasons: 1966, 1965

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2 4
Frank Reich is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Frank Reich Seasons: 1996

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6 9
Quincy Carter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Quincy Carter Seasons: 2004

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6 9
Brooks Bollinger is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Brooks Bollinger Seasons: 2005

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5 8
Tony Eason is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Tony Eason Seasons: 1989

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4 7
Marty Domres is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Marty Domres Seasons: 1977

34
4 7
Bubby Brister is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Bubby Brister Seasons: 1995

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3 6
Bob Davis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Bob Davis Seasons: 1972, 1971

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3 6
Jack Trudeau is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Jack Trudeau Seasons: 1994

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2 5
Butch Songin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Butch Songin Seasons: 1962

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2 5
Al Dorow is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Al Dorow Seasons: 1961, 1960

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2 5
Johnny Green is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Johnny Green Seasons: 1962

40
9 14
Bryce Petty is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Bryce Petty Seasons: 2017

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4 8
Rick Mirer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Rick Mirer Seasons: 1999

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4 8
Bill Demory is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Bill Demory Seasons: 1973

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5 10
Greg McElroy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Greg McElroy Seasons: 2012

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8 22
Christian Hackenberg is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Christian Hackenberg Seasons: 2017