Football The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time  

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Big fan of Pittsburgh football? Then check out this list of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback from throughout Pittsburgh Steelers 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. You can also vote for the best Steelers running backs and the best Steelers wide receivers.

Featuring 2018-2019 Pittsburgh Steelers and some of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, the best Steelers QBs include Terry Bradshaw, Ben Roethlisberger, Charlie Batch, and Bobby Layne, among other football greats.

Who are the best quarterbacks in Pittsburgh Steelers 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 Pennsylvania team—even if they were a backup QB. Here is every athlete who's ever held the illustrious position of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback.

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560 153
Ben Roethlisberger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

2
509 135
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970

3
134 109
Bobby Layne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958

4
150 131
Charlie Batch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

5
191 174
Kordell Stewart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

6
130 112
Tommy Maddox is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons:  2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

7
82 67
Joe Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Gilliam

Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

8
121 111
Neil O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

9
75 69
Len Dawson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1959, 1958, 1957

10
93 91
Mike Tomczak is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

11
101 105
Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2015

12
63 64
Byron Leftwich is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

13
66 69
Bubby Brister is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1986

14
67 71
Mark Malone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1981, 1980

15
22 20
Joshua Dobbs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joshua Dobbs

Seasons: 2018, 2017

16
53 62
Terry Hanratty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Terry Hanratty

Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1971, 1970, 1969

17
40 51
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1958, 1957

18
58 87
Landry Jones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

19
22 34
Bill Dudley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1946, 1945, 1942

20
19 30
Johnny Gildea is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Johnny Gildea

Seasons: 1937, 1936, 1935

21
28 44
Cliff Stoudt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Cliff Stoudt

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

22
20 34
Jim Finks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949

23
20 35
Ted Marchibroda is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1956, 1955, 1953

24
24 42
Mike Kruczek is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Kruczek

Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

25
19 34
Dick Shiner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1969, 1968

26
29 52
Dennis Dixon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009

27
5 13
Bart Houston is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Bart Houston

Seasons: 2018

28
11 23
Johnny Clement is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1948, 1947, 1946

29
17 34
Jim Miller is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1996

30
20 40
Todd Blackledge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1989, 1988

31
17 35
David Woodley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984

32
8 20
John Grigas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1944

33
12 27
Bill Nelsen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963

34
7 19
John McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
John McCarthy

Seasons: 1944

35
13 30
Kent Graham is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2000

36
10 25
Joe Gasparella is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Gasparella

Seasons: 1951, 2950, 1949

37
9 24
Tony Holm is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Tony Holm

Seasons: 1933

38
10 26
Ed Brown is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962

39
8 23
Boyd Brumbaugh is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Boyd Brumbaugh

Seasons: 1941

40
8 23
Warren Heller is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Warren Heller

Seasons: 1936, 1935, 1934

41
9 25
Tommy Wade is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Tommy Wade

Seasons: 1965, 1964

42
5 18
Max Fiske is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Max Fiske

Seasons: 1939,1938, 1937, 1936

43
5 18
Buss Warren is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Buss Warren

Seasons: 1945

44
5 18
Roy Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Roy Zimmerman

Seasons: 1943

45
5 18
Coley McDonough is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Coley McDonough

Seasons: 1944, 1941, 1940, 1939

46
5 18
Allie Sherman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1943

47
5 18
Jack Scarbath is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1956

48
5 18
Ray Evans is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1948

49
5 18
Charley Seabright is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Charley Seabright

Seasons: 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946

50
10 27
Scott Campbell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Scott Campbell

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984