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
418 107
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
461 124
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
110 85
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
163 140
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
124 103
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
108 90
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
100 89
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
56 49
Joe Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Gilliam Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

9
58 52
Len Dawson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1959, 1958, 1957

10
76 75
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 46
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 52
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
47 51
Byron Leftwich is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

14
50 56
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
17 16
Johnny Gildea is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Johnny Gildea Seasons: 1937, 1936, 1935

16
74 89
Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 2015

17
34 38
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1958, 1957

18
18 20
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
17 21
Dick Shiner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1969, 1968

20
17 22
Bill Dudley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1946, 1945, 1942

21
2 2
Bart Houston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Bart Houston

22
22 31
Cliff Stoudt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Cliff Stoudt Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

23
2 3
Joshua Dobbs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joshua Dobbs

24
16 23
Ted Marchibroda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1956, 1955, 1953

25
20 31
Mike Kruczek is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Kruczek Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

26
46 69
Landry Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

27
8 14
Johnny Clement is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1948, 1947, 1946

28
8 15
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
10 18
Bill Nelsen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963

30
14 24
David Woodley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984

31
13 23
Jim Miller is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1996

32
9 17
Ed Brown is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962

33
7 14
Kent Nix is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967

34
5 11
Ray Evans is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1948

35
5 11
Buss Warren is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Buss Warren Seasons: 1945

36
16 28
Todd Blackledge is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1989, 1988

37
7 15
Tony Holm is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Tony Holm Seasons: 1933

38
5 12
Allie Sherman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1943

39
5 12
Charley Seabright is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Charley Seabright Seasons: 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946

40
5 12
Roy Zimmerman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Roy Zimmerman Seasons: 1943

41
3 9
Frank Filchock is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1938

42
3 9
George Izo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1966

43
8 17
Boyd Brumbaugh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Boyd Brumbaugh Seasons: 1941

44
8 17
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 14
John McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
John McCarthy Seasons: 1944

46
6 14
Hugh McCullough is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Hugh McCullough Seasons: 1939

47
6 14
Bill Mackrides is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1953

48
6 14
John Grigas is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1944

49
6 14
Ron C. Smith is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Ron C. Smith Seasons: 1966

50
6 14
Rudy Bukich is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Seasons: 1961, 1960