NFL 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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616 167
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
665 186
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
159 130
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
234 204
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
181 154
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
109 85
Joe Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Gilliam

Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

7
151 133
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
152 136
Tommy Maddox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons:  2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

9
90 82
Len Dawson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1959, 1958, 1957

10
112 108
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
129 130
Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2015

12
76 78
Byron Leftwich is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

13
79 83
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
78 83
Bubby Brister is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

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

15
65 74
Terry Hanratty is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Terry Hanratty

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

16
35 35
Joshua Dobbs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joshua Dobbs

Seasons: 2018, 2017

17
42 62
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1958, 1957

18
26 40
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
35 56
Dennis Dixon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009

20
25 40
Bill Dudley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1946, 1945, 1942

21
20 34
Johnny Gildea is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time
Johnny Gildea

Seasons: 1937, 1936, 1935

22
32 54
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
66 111
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
26 45
Todd Blackledge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterbacks of All Time

Seasons: 1989, 1988

25
28 50
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