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List Rules Vote up your favorite quarterbacks that played in the NFL in the 1980s.

These are the best quarterbacks of the 80s. 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 80s quarterbacks, you know that these players are some of the greatest in NFL history. Take a look at this list of 80s QBs and vote up your favorites! From Joe Montana to Steve Young, these are theb best QBs of the 80s! Who do you think are the best NFL quarterbacks of the 1980s?

Dan Marino is frequently mentioned as one of the greatest quarter backs of the 80s, and there's no argument here! The greatest QBs of the 1980s are all here, so take a look! Do you think Jim Kelly is one of the top quarter backs of the 80s? There aren't many that would argue with you. Be sure to vote up who you think are the top quarterbacks of the 80s! 

Vote up your favorite QBs of the 80s!
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105 29
Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Joe Montana Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs

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2
96 28
Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Dan Marino Miami Dolphins

3
78 27
John Elway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
John Elway Stanford Cardinal football, Denver Broncos

4
55 30
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Jim Kelly Buffalo Bills, Miami Hurricanes football, Houston Gamblers

5
69 40
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Steve Young Tampa Bay Buccaneers, San Francisco 49ers, BYU Cougars football

6
55 35
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Warren Moon Seattle Seahawks, Houston Oilers, Washington Huskies football

7
44 32
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Randall Cunningham UNLV Rebels football, Baltimore Ravens, Philadelphia Eagles

8
46 34
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Phil Simms New York Giants

9
45 37
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Dan Fouts Oregon Ducks football, San Diego Chargers

10
35 26
Boomer Esiason is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Boomer Esiason Maryland Terrapins football, Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals

11
39 32
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Joe Theismann Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Washington Redskins, Toronto Argonauts

12
29 28
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Bernie Kosar Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, Miami Hurricanes football

13
27 18
Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Brad Shields added Troy Aikman Dallas Cowboys

14
31 29
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Ken Anderson Cincinnati Bengals

15
23 23
Dave Krieg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Dave Krieg Seattle Seahawks, Tennessee Oilers, Arizona Cardinals

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16
17 10
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Jim Plunkett Stanford Cardinal football, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots

17
40 35
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Terry Bradshaw Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football, Pittsburgh Steelers

18
17 12
Doug Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Doug Williams Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arizona Outlaws

19
28 33
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Jim McMahon Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears

20
22 26
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Danny White Arizona State Sun Devils football, Memphis Southmen, Dallas Cowboys

21
17 22
Jim Everett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Jim Everett New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Rams, Purdue Boilermakers football

22
18 23
Ron Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Ron Jaworski Youngstown State Penguins football, Los Angeles Rams, Miami Dolphins

23
12 11
Steve Grogan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

24
10 9
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

25
9 9
Tommy Kramer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

26
8 11
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
bigulcards added Vinny Testaverde Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens

27
14 18
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

28
8 9
Neil Lomax is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

29
5 7
Jay Schroeder is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

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30
9 10
Mark Rypien is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

31
7 10
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

32
7 8
Wade Wilson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

33
6 7
Tony Eason is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

34
14 19
Lynn Dickey is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

35
5 7
Vince Ferragamo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Vince Ferragamo Los Angeles Rams, Buffalo Bills, Montreal Alouettes

36
5 9
David Woodley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

37
5 9
Don Majkowski is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

38
13 24
Brian Sipe is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Brian Sipe Jacksonville Bulls, New Jersey Generals, Cleveland Browns

39
4 10
Bill Kenney is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s