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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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75 30
Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Johnny Unitas Baltimore Colts, Louisville Cardinals football, San Diego Chargers

2
85 47
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Terry Bradshaw Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football, Pittsburgh Steelers

3
85 48
Roger Staubach is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Roger Staubach Navy Midshipmen football, Dallas Cowboys

4
69 35
Fran Tarkenton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Fran Tarkenton Georgia Bulldogs football team, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants

5
68 35
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Ken Stabler New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Alabama Crimson Tide Football

6
49 22
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Bob Griese Purdue Boilermakers football, Miami Dolphins

7
54 24
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

8
49 31
Joe Namath is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Joe Namath Los Angeles Rams, Alabama Crimson Tide Football, New York Jets

9
38 29
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Ken Anderson Cincinnati Bengals

10
24 11
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Joe Theismann Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Washington Redskins, Toronto Argonauts

11
37 26
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Archie Manning New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Ole Miss Rebels football

12
21 10
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

13
30 24
Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Sonny Jurgensen Washington Redskins, Duke Blue Devils football, Philadelphia Eagles

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30 26
Len Dawson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Len Dawson Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs

The Best NFL Running Backs of All Time

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24 26
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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19 13
Craig Morton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

17
22 20
Roman Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Roman Gabriel Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles

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28 25
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

19
28 23
John Brodie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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24 21
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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16 11
George Blanda is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

The Best Dogs for Allergies

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21 19
John Hadl is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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17 17
Billy Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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12 10
Joe Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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11 11
Dan Pastorini is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Dan Pastorini Los Angeles Rams, Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders

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12 11
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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24 25
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Warren Moon Seattle Seahawks, Houston Oilers, Washington Huskies football

28
15 14
Brian Sipe is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Brian Sipe Jacksonville Bulls, New Jersey Generals, Cleveland Browns

The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

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12 14
Greg Landry is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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9 11
Jim Zorn is listed (or ranked) 30 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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8 10
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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6 12
Steve Grogan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Jim McLaughlin0 added Steve Grogan

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1 0
Clint Longley is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
1525304932022 added Clint Longley Cowboys, Chargers

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6 11
Vince Ferragamo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Vince Ferragamo Los Angeles Rams, Buffalo Bills, Montreal Alouettes

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9 17
Norm Snead is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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9 17
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 36 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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3 10
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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5 13
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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10 22
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