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The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time 

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Updated February 7, 2020 7.8k votes 1.6k voters 51.5k views 57 items

Big fan of Washington football? Then check out this list of Washington Redskins quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback from throughout Washington Redskins 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. 

Who are the best quarterbacks in Washington Redskins history? Here is every athlete who's ever held the illustrious position of Washington Redskins quarterback.

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Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time

Redskins career: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964

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Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time

Redskins career:1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

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Sammy Baugh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time

Redskins career: 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1945, 1944 1943, 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937

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Doug Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
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Mark Rypien is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
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Billy Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time

Redskins career: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971

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Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time

Redskins career: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

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Robert Griffin III is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
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Alex Smith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
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Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
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Brad Johnson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
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Eddie LeBaron is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time

Redskins career: 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1953, 1952

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Jay Schroeder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
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Jason Campbell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
Jason Campbell

Redskins career: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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Colt McCoy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time

Redskins career: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

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Gus Frerotte is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
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Norm Snead is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
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Trent Green is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time

Redskins career: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

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Donovan McNabb is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
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Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
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Stan Humphries is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
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Jack Scarbath is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time

Redskins career: 1954, 1953

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Patrick Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time

Redskins career: 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

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Jeff Hostetler is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time
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Josh Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time