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?

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97 54
Roger Staubach is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Roger Staubach Navy Midshipmen football, Dallas Cowboys

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80 42
Fran Tarkenton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Fran Tarkenton Georgia Bulldogs football team, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants

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94 55
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Terry Bradshaw Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football, Pittsburgh Steelers

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75 42
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Ken Stabler New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Alabama Crimson Tide Football

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57 27
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Bob Griese Purdue Boilermakers football, Miami Dolphins

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79 40
Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Johnny Unitas Baltimore Colts, Louisville Cardinals football, San Diego Chargers

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64 30
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Dan Fouts Oregon Ducks football, San Diego Chargers

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42 33
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Ken Anderson Cincinnati Bengals

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43 31
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Archie Manning New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Ole Miss Rebels football

10
53 41
Joe Namath is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Joe Namath Los Angeles Rams, Alabama Crimson Tide Football, New York Jets

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27 14
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Joe Theismann Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Washington Redskins, Toronto Argonauts

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24 13
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Jim Plunkett Stanford Cardinal football, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots

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32 28
Len Dawson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Len Dawson Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs

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32 27
Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Sonny Jurgensen Washington Redskins, Duke Blue Devils football, Philadelphia Eagles

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32 25
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Warren Moon Seattle Seahawks, Houston Oilers, Washington Huskies football

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32 25
John Brodie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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23 16
Craig Morton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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20 13
George Blanda is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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24 22
Roman Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Roman Gabriel Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles

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28 24
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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31 28
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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26 30
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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21 18
Billy Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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14 12
Dan Pastorini is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Dan Pastorini Los Angeles Rams, Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders

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20 17
Brian Sipe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Brian Sipe Jacksonville Bulls, New Jersey Generals, Cleveland Browns

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15 13
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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23 22
John Hadl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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12 14
Joe Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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11 14
Jim Zorn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Jim Zorn Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cal Poly Pomona Broncos

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10 14
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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12 19
Greg Landry is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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13 19
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Danny White Arizona State Sun Devils football, Memphis Southmen, Dallas Cowboys

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7 15
Steve Grogan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Jim McLaughlin0 added Steve Grogan

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11 19
Norm Snead is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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7 16
Vince Ferragamo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Vince Ferragamo Los Angeles Rams, Buffalo Bills, Montreal Alouettes

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7 16
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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3 8
Clint Longley is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
1525304932022 added Clint Longley Cowboys, Chargers

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3 13
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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10 25
James Harris is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
James Harris Los Angeles Rams, Buffalo Bills, Grambling State Tigers football