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. Here is every athlete who's ever held the illustrious position of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback.

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1
467 124
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
421 108
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
111 86
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
163 142
Kordell Stewart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

5
110 90
Tommy Maddox is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons:  2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

6
124 105
Charlie Batch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

7
100 91
Neil O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

8
59 53
Len Dawson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1959, 1958, 1957

9
57 52
Joe Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Gilliam Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

10
78 76
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
48 48
Terry Hanratty is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Terry Hanratty Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1971, 1970, 1969

12
50 54
Bubby Brister is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1986

13
51 57
Mark Malone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1981, 1980

14
47 53
Byron Leftwich is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

15
76 90
Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 2015

16
35 39
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1958, 1957

17
17 17
Johnny Gildea is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Johnny Gildea Seasons: 1937, 1936, 1935

18
19 21
Jim Finks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949

19
4 3
Joshua Dobbs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joshua Dobbs

20
3 2
Bart Houston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Bart Houston

21
18 23
Bill Dudley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1946, 1945, 1942

22
17 23
Dick Shiner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1969, 1968

23
23 32
Cliff Stoudt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Cliff Stoudt Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

24
17 24
Ted Marchibroda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1956, 1955, 1953

25
48 70
Landry Jones is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

26
21 32
Mike Kruczek is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Kruczek Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

27
9 15
Johnny Clement is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1948, 1947, 1946

28
9 16
Joe Gasparella is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Gasparella Seasons: 1951, 2950, 1949

29
15 25
David Woodley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984

30
14 24
Jim Miller is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1996

31
10 18
Ed Brown is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962

32
17 29
Todd Blackledge is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1989, 1988

33
5 12
Buss Warren is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Buss Warren Seasons: 1945

34
5 12
Ray Evans is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1948

35
10 20
Bill Nelsen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963

36
7 16
Tony Holm is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Tony Holm Seasons: 1933

37
7 16
Kent Nix is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967

38
5 13
Roy Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Roy Zimmerman Seasons: 1943

39
5 13
Allie Sherman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1943

40
5 13
Charley Seabright is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Charley Seabright Seasons: 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946

41
3 10
Frank Filchock is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1938

42
3 10
George Izo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1966

43
8 18
Boyd Brumbaugh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Boyd Brumbaugh Seasons: 1941

44
8 18
Warren Heller is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Warren Heller Seasons: 1936, 1935, 1934

45
6 15
Bill Mackrides is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1953

46
6 15
Hugh McCullough is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Hugh McCullough Seasons: 1939

47
6 15
John McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
John McCarthy Seasons: 1944

48
6 15
John Grigas is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1944

49
6 15
Rudy Bukich is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1961, 1960

50
6 15
Ron C. Smith is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Ron C. Smith Seasons: 1966