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The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s 

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Updated June 14, 2019 5.9k votes 853 voters 11k views 39 items

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
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Roger Staubach is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
2
Fran Tarkenton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
3
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America
4
Ken Stabler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Foley, Alabama
5
Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
6
Bob Griese is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Evansville, Center Township, Indiana, United States of America
7
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from California
8
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Batavia, Illinois
9
Craig Morton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Flint, Michigan
10
Jim Hart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Evanston, Illinois
11
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Drew, Mississippi
12
Len Dawson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Alliance, Ohio, United States of America
13
Bert Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Ruston, Louisiana
14
Joe Namath is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United States of America
15
Roman Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Wilmington, North Carolina, United States of America
16
John Brodie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Menlo Park, California, United States of America
17
Sonny Jurgensen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Wilmington, North Carolina
18
Billy Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Topeka, Kansas
19
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Punter and Quarterback from Muskegon, Michigan
20
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
21
Brian Sipe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from San Diego, California
22
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from New Brunswick, USA, New Jersey
23
Dan Pastorini is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Sonora, California, United States of America
24
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Los Angeles, California, United States of America
25
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Quarterback from Des Moines, Iowa