Quarterbacks 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
163 86
Roger Staubach is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Navy Midshipmen football, Dallas Cowboys
2
135 72
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
3
126 63
Fran Tarkenton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Georgia Bulldogs football team, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants
4
157 98
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football, Pittsburgh Steelers
5
128 67
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
107 53
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Oregon Ducks football, San Diego Chargers
7
90 62
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Purdue Boilermakers football, Miami Dolphins
8
67 47
Len Dawson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs
9
78 60
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Cincinnati Bengals
10
69 45
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
11
57 47
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
12
72 57
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Ole Miss Rebels football
13
92 76
Joe Namath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Los Angeles Rams, Alabama Crimson Tide Football, New York Jets
14
53 48
Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Washington Redskins, Duke Blue Devils football, Philadelphia Eagles
15
47 38
Roman Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles
16
47 36
Craig Morton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
17
62 50
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Seattle Seahawks, Houston Oilers, Washington Huskies football
18
43 29
Brian Sipe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Jacksonville Bulls, New Jersey Generals, Cleveland Browns
19
36 26
Dan Pastorini is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Los Angeles Rams, Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders
20
45 32
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Stanford Cardinal football, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots
21
45 40
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
22
50 43
John Brodie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
23
41 30
George Blanda is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
24
50 40
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Washington Redskins, Toronto Argonauts
25
38 32
Billy Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s