Football The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite quarterbacks that played in the NFL based on their performances in the 1970s.

These are the best NFL quarterbacks of the 1970s. From Johnny U to Terry Bradshaw, this list has all of the best QBs of the '70s! Quarterbacks are the heart of any football team. The best NFL quarterbacks are part captain, part coach, and all player. So when talking about the best 70s quarterbacks, you know these guys are some the greatest players to ever play the game. Take a look at this list of 70s QBs and vote up your favorites! Who do you think are the best quarterbacks of the 70s?

So vote up your favorite QBs of the 70s! Who are your favorite 70s NFL quarterbacks?
list ordered by

1
143 77
Roger Staubach is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Navy Midshipmen football, Dallas Cowboys

2
112 56
Fran Tarkenton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Georgia Bulldogs football team, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants

3
116 65
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Alabama Crimson Tide Football

4
98 44
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Oregon Ducks football, San Diego Chargers

5
113 57
Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Baltimore Colts, Louisville Cardinals football, San Diego Chargers

6
137 86
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football, Pittsburgh Steelers

7
78 54
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Purdue Boilermakers football, Miami Dolphins

8
63 56
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Cincinnati Bengals

9
53 45
Len Dawson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs

10
65 52
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Ole Miss Rebels football

11
78 65
Joe Namath is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Los Angeles Rams, Alabama Crimson Tide Football, New York Jets

12
44 43
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

13
55 42
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Seattle Seahawks, Houston Oilers, Washington Huskies football

14
39 31
Craig Morton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

15
50 43
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

16
43 44
Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Washington Redskins, Duke Blue Devils football, Philadelphia Eagles

17
35 25
George Blanda is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

18
39 36
Roman Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles

19
40 37
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

20
36 26
Brian Sipe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Jacksonville Bulls, New Jersey Generals, Cleveland Browns

21
43 34
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Washington Redskins, Toronto Argonauts

22
40 31
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Stanford Cardinal football, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots

23
29 23
Dan Pastorini is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Los Angeles Rams, Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders

24
28 21
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

25
40 41
John Brodie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

26
30 30
Billy Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

27
25 23
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

28
22 23
Steve Grogan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Jim McLaughlin0 added

29
32 36
John Hadl is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

30
21 26
Jim Zorn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cal Poly Pomona Broncos

31
20 25
Joe Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

32
25 32
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Arizona State Sun Devils football, Memphis Southmen, Dallas Cowboys

33
19 27
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

34
18 33
Greg Landry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

35
15 28
Vince Ferragamo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Los Angeles Rams, Buffalo Bills, Montreal Alouettes

36
10 23
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

37
16 35
Norm Snead is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

38
3 9
Doug Williams is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Steve Y added Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arizona Outlaws

39
13 38
James Harris is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Los Angeles Rams, Buffalo Bills, Grambling State Tigers football

40
4 30
Clint Longley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
scaigwad82 added Cowboys, Chargers