Sports

The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time  

Ranker NFL
9.8k votes 2k voters 50.7k views 62 items

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.

list ordered by
1
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 1 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

2
Ben Roethlisberger is listed (or ranked) 2 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

3
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
Joe Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Gilliam

Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

5
Charlie Batch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

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

6
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
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
Kordell Stewart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

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

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

Seasons: 1959, 1958, 1957

10
Bubby Brister is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

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

11
Mike Tomczak is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

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

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

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

13
Terry Hanratty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

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

14
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
Joshua Dobbs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joshua Dobbs

Seasons: 2018, 2017

16
Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2015

17
Mike Kruczek is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Kruczek

Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

18
Bill Dudley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1946, 1945, 1942

19
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1958, 1957

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

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

21
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
Todd Blackledge is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1989, 1988

23
Landry Jones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

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

24
Dennis Dixon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009

25
Johnny Gildea is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Johnny Gildea

Seasons: 1937, 1936, 1935