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The Best Washington Redskins Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated February 7, 2020 10.4k votes 1.9k voters 58.9k views57 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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    Redskins career: 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1945, 1944 1943, 1942, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1937

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

    More Sonny Jurgensen 

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

    More Joe Theismann 

    #106 of 150 Athletes You Didn't Know Were Conservative#45 of 120 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time

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    Redskins career: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

    More Mark Rypien 

    #29 of 45 The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s#21 of 47 The Best Super Bowl MVPs of All Time

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    Redskins career: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

    More Doug Williams 

    #9 of 30 The Best Black Quarterbacks Of All Time#50 of 143 Athletes Whose Careers Ended Too Soon

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

    More Billy Kilmer 

    #72 of 135 The Best New Orleans Saints of All Time#7 of 37 The Best UCLA Bruins Quarterbacks of All Time

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

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    Redskins career: 2018

    More Alex Smith 

    #24 of 53 The Best No. 1 Overall NFL Draft Picks Of All Time, Ranked#30 of 70 The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now

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

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    Redskins career: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

    More Robert Griffin III 

    #35 of 80 The Best NFL Player Nicknames#44 of 83 The Best Heisman Trophy Winners of All Time

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    Redskins career: 2000, 1999

    More Brad Johnson 

    #28 of 41 The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '90s#41 of 51 The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1990s

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    Redskins career: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

    More Mark Brunell 

    #47 of 73 The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl#6 of 66 The Best University of Washington Football Players Ever

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    Redskins career: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

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    Redskins career:  1963, 1962, 1961

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    Redskins career: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

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    Redskins career: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

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    John Friesz

    Redskins career: 1994

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    Jason Campbell

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

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

    More Colt McCoy 

    #25 of 41 The 41 Hottest Men in the NFL#9 of 61 The Best Texas Longhorns Football Players of All Time

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    Kevin Hogan

    Redskins career: 2018

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    Redskins career: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

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    Redskins career: 2010

    More Donovan McNabb 

    #106 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame#48 of 119 The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time

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    Redskins career: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

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    Redskins career: 1993

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    Redskins career: 2011, 2010