Quarterbacks 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.

Featuring 2018-2019 New York Jets and some of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, the best Jets QBs include Joe Namath, Vinny Testaverde, Chad Pennington, and Ken O'Brien, among many other football greats.

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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149 49
Joe Namath is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

2
108 43
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

3
109 48
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

4
69 41
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons:  1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

5
53 33
Richard Todd is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

6
59 40
Boomer Esiason is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

7
80 62
Mark Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

8
67 59
Brett Favre is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2008

9
63 55
Ryan Fitzpatrick is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015

10
59 54
Josh McCown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2017

11
31 27
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

12
31 31
Ray Lucas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1999

13
16 14
Al Dorow is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1961, 1960

14
22 25
Glenn Foley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons:1998, 1997, 1996

15
41 50
Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2014

16
16 18
Matt Robinson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt Robinson

Seasons:  1979, 1978, 1977

17
28 34
Kellen Clemens is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2007

18
39 49
Geno Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2014, 2013

19
28 37
Neil O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996

20
17 23
Tony Eason is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1989

21
17 23
Dick Wood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1964, 1963

22
2 3
Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
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Seasons: 2012

23
14 20
Dick Jamieson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Dick Jamieson

Seasons: 1960

24
16 23
Al Woodall is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Al Woodall

Seasons: 1973, 1971, 1970

25
15 22
Quincy Carter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2004

26
21 32
Bryce Petty is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2017

27
10 17
Jack Trudeau is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1994

28
12 20
J.J. Jones is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
J.J. Jones

Seasons: 1975

29
14 23
Browning Nagle is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1992

30
10 18
Frank Reich is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1996

31
10 18
Kyle Mackey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Kyle Mackey

Seasons: 1989

32
11 20
Marty Domres is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Marty Domres

Seasons: 1977

33
10 19
Bob Davis is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Bob Davis

Seasons: 1972, 1971

34
10 19
Pete Liske is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1964

35
11 21
Bubby Brister is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1995

36
11 21
Mike Taliaferro is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Taliaferro

Seasons: 1966, 1965

37
15 27
Brooks Bollinger is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2005

38
12 23
Greg McElroy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2012

39
9 19
Galen Hall is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Galen Hall

Seasons: 1963

40
6 15
Johnny Green is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1962

41
9 20
Lee Grosscup is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1962

42
5 16
Butch Songin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Butch Songin

Seasons: 1962

43
6 19
Bill Demory is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time
Bill Demory

Seasons: 1973

44
7 25
Rick Mirer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1999

45
20 50
Christian Hackenberg is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2017