Current NFL The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time  

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Big fan of San Francisco football? Then check out this list of San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback from throughout San Francisco 49ers 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. Although most teams use an offensive coordinator now, QBs still need to know the intricacies of the rules for trick plays and tactics. Vigorous training is a must-- and don't forget that a quarterback is only as good as his receivers. You can also vote for the best San Francisco 49ers running backs and the best San Francisco 49ers wide receivers.

Featuring 2018-2019 San Francisco 49ers and some of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, the best 49ers QBs include Joe Montana, Steve Young, John Brodie, and Jeff Garcia, among many other NFL greats.

Who are the best quarterbacks in San Francisco 49ers 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 California team. Here is every athlete who's ever held the illustrious position of San Francisco 49ers quarterback.

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Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Y. A. Tittle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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John Brodie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Alex Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Colin Kaepernick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Frankie Albert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Steve Bono is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Shaun Hill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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C. J. Beathard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
C. J. Beathard

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Elvis Grbac is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Blaine Gabbert is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Troy Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Tim Rattay is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Tim Rattay

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Trent Dilfer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Matt Barkley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Ty Detmer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Brian Hoyer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Ken Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Nick Mullens is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Nick Mullens

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Norm Snead is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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George Mira is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
George Mira  

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Bob Waters is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Bob Waters

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J. T. O'Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
J. T. O'Sullivan

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Cody Pickett is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Tom Owen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Owen

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Steve Stenstrom is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Jim Powers is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Powers

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Scott Bull is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Scott Bull

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Chris Weinke is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Lamar McHan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Jim Druckenmiller is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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Joe Reed is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Reed  

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Dennis Morrison is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Dennis Morrison  

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Jim Cason is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time