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
324 79
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
263 96
Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Miami Dolphins

3
231 97
John Elway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Stanford Cardinal football, Denver Broncos

4
175 105
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
194 119
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Tampa Bay Buccaneers, San Francisco 49ers, BYU Cougars football

6
167 111
Warren Moon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Seattle Seahawks, Houston Oilers, Washington Huskies football

7
155 108
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Oregon Ducks football, San Diego Chargers

8
132 107
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
114 90
Boomer Esiason is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Maryland Terrapins football, Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals

10
129 91
Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Brad Shields added Dallas Cowboys

11
128 106
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
New York Giants

12
114 94
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Washington Redskins, Toronto Argonauts

13
113 90
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, Miami Hurricanes football

14
86 61
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Stanford Cardinal football, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots

15
119 91
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football, Pittsburgh Steelers

16
99 86
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears

17
94 81
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Cincinnati Bengals

18
59 32
Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 18 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.

19
80 81
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Arizona State Sun Devils football, Memphis Southmen, Dallas Cowboys

20
72 75
Dave Krieg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Seattle Seahawks, Tennessee Oilers, Arizona Cardinals

21
65 68
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
52 51
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
bigulcards added Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens

23
58 68
Ron Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Youngstown State Penguins football, Los Angeles Rams, Miami Dolphins

24
57 61
Doug Williams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Arizona Outlaws

25
50 57
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s