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!

list ordered by

1
309 76
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
255 91
Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Miami Dolphins

3
223 92
John Elway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Stanford Cardinal football, Denver Broncos

4
170 100
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
184 117
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
160 107
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
149 104
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Oregon Ducks football, San Diego Chargers

8
127 103
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
110 87
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
110 87
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
124 103
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
New York Giants

12
108 91
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
121 90
Troy Aikman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Brad Shields added Dallas Cowboys

14
82 59
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
115 89
Terry Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football, Pittsburgh Steelers

16
92 77
Ken Anderson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Cincinnati Bengals

17
92 85
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
77 79
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
54 30
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
69 72
Dave Krieg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s
Seattle Seahawks, Tennessee Oilers, Arizona Cardinals

21
61 65
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
55 57
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
48 50
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
48 55
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

25
53 67
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