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Let me preface this list with a few quick notes. Guys you won’t see on my list because I never saw them are Johnny Unitas, Otto Graham, Bart Starr, Sid Luckman, Sammy Baugh, Norm Van Brocklin and Y.A. Tittle. These guys played in black and white and are in another, much older class. I am also omitting some of the new guys that may make the list some day like Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees. Today’s NFL is more of a passing league than ever and the game is catered toward the success of the pass given all the bogus defensive rule changes. That all being said here is my list of the top 10 greatest QB’s that I have ever seen.
10. Troy Aikman/Jim Kelly – Aikman’s numbers weren’t eye popping, he didn’t have a big arm and he couldn’t move around that well. But he won 3 Super Bowls in the 90′s and led one of the greatest teams ever under the coaching of Jimmy Johnson. His players loved him and battled for him. Troy was extremely accurate with the ball which made up for what he lacked in arm strength. Troy was a leader on the field and had the attention of his teammates. Aikman was a smart quarterback that knew what his role was and he played his part perfectly.
Jim Kelly could have easily gone down in history as a top 5 of all time. But the fact that he and the Bills couldn’t win any of the 4 consecutive Super Bowls they played in the early 1990′s unfortunately drops him down the list a bit. Kelly was the leader of the best offense in the AFC for the better part of a decade. The “K Gun” offense that the Bills used was ran to perfection by the hall of fame quarterback. Just being able to lead a team to 4 straight SB’s is an amazing feat that will most likely never be matched again.
9. Dan Fouts – Fouts led some of the best offenses in San Diego. He was always near the top in all passing categories throwing for over 4,000 yards 3 years in a row in a time when 4,000 yards weren’t easy to come by. Some say today that Dan Fouts was the best pure thrower of the ball in NFL history. He made the pro bowl 6 times and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1993.
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