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
132 70
Roger Staubach is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Navy Midshipmen football, Dallas Cowboys

2
110 58
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
105 52
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
127 76
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football, Pittsburgh Steelers

5
105 51
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
89 39
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Oregon Ducks football, San Diego Chargers

7
73 45
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Purdue Boilermakers football, Miami Dolphins

8
59 46
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Cincinnati Bengals

9
60 43
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Ole Miss Rebels football

10
48 38
Len Dawson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs

11
73 56
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
52 36
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Seattle Seahawks, Houston Oilers, Washington Huskies football

13
42 39
Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Washington Redskins, Duke Blue Devils football, Philadelphia Eagles

14
38 38
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

15
46 38
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

16
40 29
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Washington Redskins, Toronto Argonauts

17
38 34
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

18
32 22
George Blanda is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

19
38 28
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Stanford Cardinal football, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots

20
34 28
Craig Morton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

21
27 21
Dan Pastorini is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Los Angeles Rams, Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders

22
35 33
Roman Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles

23
26 19
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

24
32 24
Brian Sipe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Jacksonville Bulls, New Jersey Generals, Cleveland Browns

25
38 38
John Brodie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

26
29 27
Billy Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

27
23 21
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

28
30 33
John Hadl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

29
19 22
Steve Grogan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Jim McLaughlin0 added

30
20 23
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
19 23
Joe Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

32
24 29
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
16 24
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

34
17 31
Greg Landry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

35
14 26
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
2 6
Doug Williams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Steve Y added Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arizona Outlaws

37
8 22
Charley Johnson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

38
15 33
Norm Snead is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s

39
13 35
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 27
Clint Longley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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