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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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138 36
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

2
116 38
Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Dan Marino Miami Dolphins

3
102 33
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
71 36
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
70 46
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Warren Moon Seattle Seahawks, Houston Oilers, Washington Huskies football

6
82 53
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Steve Young Tampa Bay Buccaneers, San Francisco 49ers, BYU Cougars football

7
60 45
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Dan Fouts Oregon Ducks football, San Diego Chargers

8
58 43
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Randall Cunningham UNLV Rebels football, Baltimore Ravens, Philadelphia Eagles

9
47 35
Boomer Esiason is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Boomer Esiason Maryland Terrapins football, Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals

10
52 42
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Joe Theismann Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Washington Redskins, Toronto Argonauts

11
55 46
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Phil Simms New York Giants

12
34 16
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Jim Plunkett Stanford Cardinal football, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots

13
42 33
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Bernie Kosar Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, Miami Hurricanes football

14
43 36
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Ken Anderson Cincinnati Bengals

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15
42 31
Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Brad Shields added Troy Aikman Dallas Cowboys

16
34 35
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Danny White Arizona State Sun Devils football, Memphis Southmen, Dallas Cowboys

17
38 42
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Jim McMahon Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears

18
29 34
Dave Krieg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Dave Krieg Seattle Seahawks, Tennessee Oilers, Arizona Cardinals

19
48 46
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Terry Bradshaw Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football, Pittsburgh Steelers

20
24 29
Jim Everett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Jim Everett New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Rams, Purdue Boilermakers football

21
18 17
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
bigulcards added Vinny Testaverde Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens

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22
23 25
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

23
22 22
Doug Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Doug Williams Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arizona Outlaws

24
18 17
Mark Rypien is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

25
23 31
Ron Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Ron Jaworski Youngstown State Penguins football, Los Angeles Rams, Miami Dolphins

26
22 27
Lynn Dickey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

27
14 16
Tommy Kramer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

28
22 30
Brian Sipe is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Brian Sipe Jacksonville Bulls, New Jersey Generals, Cleveland Browns

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29
15 19
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

30
17 22
Steve Grogan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

31
13 18
Neil Lomax is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

32
11 18
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

33
7 15
Jay Schroeder is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

34
9 15
Bill Kenney is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

35
11 16
Wade Wilson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

36
7 14
Tony Eason is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

37
7 12
Vince Ferragamo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Vince Ferragamo Los Angeles Rams, Buffalo Bills, Montreal Alouettes

38
7 15
Don Majkowski is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

39
6 15
David Woodley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s