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Of all the lists I have done the hardest to rank was the quarterback position. Right from the start this list can give you fits. Such a slim margin separates one from twenty five. But you know about opinions and I have a big one. Let the arguments begin. Thank you, BT
Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 25 Greatest Quarterbacks Of All Time
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Joseph Clifford "Joe" Montana, Jr., nicknamed Joe Cool and The Comeback Kid, is a retired professional American football player, a hall of fame quarterback with the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs. After winning a college national championship at Notre Dame, Montana started his NFL career in 1979 with San Francisco, where he played for the next 14 seasons. Traded before the 1993 season, he spent his final two years in the league with the Kansas City Chiefs. While a member of the 49ers, Montana started and won four Super Bowls and was the first player ever to have been named Super Bowl Most Valuable Player three times. He also holds Super Bowl career records for most passes without ...more

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Peyton Manning is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 25 Greatest Quarterbacks Of All Time
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Peyton Williams Manning is an American football quarterback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. A five-time league MVP, he played for the Indianapolis Colts for 14 seasons between 1998-2011. He is a son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning and an elder brother of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning. Manning played college football for the University of Tennessee, leading the Volunteers to the 1997 SEC Championship in his senior season. However, No. 3 Tennessee lost to the No. 2 Nebraska Cornhuskers 42-17 in the Orange Bowl, giving Nebraska and Tom Osborne their 3rd national championship in 4 years. He was chosen by the Indianapolis Colts with the first overall ...more

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Johnny Unitas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top 25 Greatest Quarterbacks Of All Time
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John Constantine "Johnny" Unitas, nicknamed "Johnny U", or "The Golden Arm", was an American professional American football player who played from the 1950s through the 1970s. He spent the majority of his career playing for the Baltimore Colts. He was a record-setting quarterback, and the National Football League's most valuable player in 1959, 1964 and 1967. For 52 years he held the record for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass, until New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees broke his long standing record on October 7, 2012. Unitas was the prototype of the modern era marquee quarterback with a strong passing game, media fanfare, and widespread popularity. He has been consistently ...more

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John Elway is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 25 Greatest Quarterbacks Of All Time
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John Albert Elway, Jr. is a former American football quarterback and current General Manager and Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. Elway played college football at Stanford and his entire 16-year professional career with the Denver Broncos. At the time of his retirement in early 1999, Elway recorded the most victories by a starting quarterback and statistically was the second most prolific passer in NFL history. He was also a profilic rusher of the ball, being one of only two players ever to score a rushing touchdown in four different Super Bowls and the only quarterback to do so. He led his teams to six AFC Championship ...more

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