80s Sports The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s  

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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 the 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 best? There aren't many that would argue with you. Be sure to vote up who you think are the top quarterbacks of the 80s!

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1
298 75
Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs

2
246 90
Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Miami Dolphins

3
217 89
John Elway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Stanford Cardinal football, Denver Broncos

4
163 97
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Buffalo Bills, Miami Hurricanes football, Houston Gamblers

5
158 103
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Seattle Seahawks, Houston Oilers, Washington Huskies football

6
178 114
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, San Francisco 49ers, BYU Cougars football

7
146 102
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Oregon Ducks football, San Diego Chargers

8
124 98
Randall Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
UNLV Rebels football, Baltimore Ravens, Philadelphia Eagles

9
119 83
Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Brad Shields added Dallas Cowboys

10
107 84
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, Miami Hurricanes football

11
108 88
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Washington Redskins, Toronto Argonauts

12
107 85
Boomer Esiason is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Maryland Terrapins football, Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals

13
121 100
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
New York Giants

14
111 86
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football, Pittsburgh Steelers

15
79 57
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Stanford Cardinal football, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots

16
89 74
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Cincinnati Bengals

17
89 80
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears

18
75 75
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Arizona State Sun Devils football, Memphis Southmen, Dallas Cowboys

19
51 28
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
scaigwad82 added Buffalo Bills, Toronto Argonauts, New England Patriots -

Though he was small, Doug Flutie could play the game of football. Flutie was very mobile, and loved to through the deep ball.

20
68 70
Dave Krieg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Seattle Seahawks, Tennessee Oilers, Arizona Cardinals

21
59 63
Jim Everett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Rams, Purdue Boilermakers football

22
54 53
Doug Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arizona Outlaws

23
46 49
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
bigulcards added Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens

24
47 53
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

25
52 65
Ron Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Youngstown State Penguins football, Los Angeles Rams, Miami Dolphins