No position is harder to play in sports then the Quarterback in football. These 10 are the best of all time.
Young made his career playing with the 49ers. With the 49ers Young was a 3 time Super Bowl champion, a 7 time Pro Bowler, and was the Super Bowl XXIX MVP. Young also holds the records for highest career QB rating with 96.8 and the the most rushing touchdowns by a Quarterback with 43. Young was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2005.
Career Stats: 232 Touchdowns, 107 Interceptions, 33,124 Yards, 96.8 QB rating.
Aikman made his career playing with the Dallas Cowboys. Aikman was a 3 time Super Bowl champion, a 6 time Pro Bowler, and was the Super Bowl XXVII MVP. Aikman was known as being one of the best pocket passers to ever play the game. He is also has the record for the most wins in a decade for a Quarterback. Aikman was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2006.
Career Stats: 165 Touchdowns, 141 Interceptions, 32,942 Yards, 81.6 QB raing
Tarkenton made his career playing with the Vikings. Tarkenton was one of the first quarterbacks to use his running abilities as an offensive threat. Tarkenton was a 9 time Pro Bowler, and the 1975 NFL MVP. Tarkenton was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 1986.
Career Stats: 342 Touchdowns, 266 Interceptions, 47,003 Yards, 80.4 QB rating
Bradshaw made his career playing with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bradshaw was one of the most successful Quarterbacks of all time winning 4 Super Bowls in a 6 year span. He was also named MVP in 2 of those Super Bowls. He was also the 1978 NFL MVP and a 3 time Pro Bowler. Bradshaw was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 1989.
Career Stats: 212 Touchdowns, 210 Interceptions, 27,989 Yards, 70.9 QB Rating.
Elway made his career playing with the Denver Broncos. Elway was a 2 time Super Bowl champion, the Super Bowl XXXIII MVP, the 1987 NFL MVP, and a 9 time Pro Bowler. Elway was known for last minute drives and clutch performances. His 148 wins is second best all time. He was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2004.
Career Stats: 300 Touchdowns, 226 Interceptions, 51,475 Yards, 79.9 QB Rating.
Marino made his career playing for the Miami Dolphins. Marino was a 9 time Pro Bowler and the 1984 NFL MVP, however he is always criticized for not winning a Super Bowl. Marino was unfortunate to have played on some of the worst teams of all time, teams that Marino could only take so far. Marino retired holding every passing record that was possible (although some have since been broken). He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2005.
Brady is the current Quarterback for the New England Patriots. Brady is easily the best quarterback in the last 10 years. He has won 3 Super Bowls, 2 Super Bowl MVP awards, the 2007 NFL MVP award, and now holds the record for most touchdown passes in a season with 50. Brady will definitely be in the Hall of Fame when he retires, and has the chance to break many passing records.
Career Stats (As of the 2007 season): 197 Touchdowns, 86 Interceptions, 26,370 Yards, 92.9 QB rating.
Brett Favre made his career playing 275 consecutive games for the Green Bay Packers. Favre won 1 Super Bowl, was the NFL MVP 3 times, and was a 9 time Pro Bowler. Favre holds numerous records including most wins, most career passing yards, career passing touchdowns, career pass attempts, career pass completions, and consecutive career starts. Favre will definitely be inducted to the Hall of Fame.
Career Stats: 442 Touchdowns, 288 Interceptions, 61,655 Yards, 85.7 QB rating.
Johnny U made his career playing for the Baltimore Colts. Unitas was a 4 time NFL champion, a 3 time NFL MVP, and a 10 time Pro Bowler. Unitas also holds the record for throwing a touchdown in 47 consecutive games. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1979.
Montana made his career playing for the 49ers. Montana won 4 Super Bowls, was a 3 time Super Bowl MVP, a 2 time NFL MVP, and an 8 time Pro Bowler. Montana was known for being "Joe Cool" under pressure, leading his team to 31 4th quarter come from behind wins in his career. Montana is the most successful Quarterback in the postseason holding the record for most touchdowns and yards. Montana was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2000.
Career Stats: 273 Touchdowns, 139 Interceptions, 40,551 Yards, 92.3 QB rating.Joe Montana Tribute