Rank 'Em: NFL's greatest quarterbacks

Created: August 3, 2010, 10:17 AM

Where does Brett Favre rank?

Where does Brett Favre rank in NFL history?

Favre is back with the Vikings for (at least) one more run. Favre ranks at the top of the charts in all-time passing yards and all-time touchdown passes, but he trails fellow legends like Joe Montana and John Elway when it comes to Super Bowl rings. And what impact might the drain of his annual summer waiting game have on the way he's remembered?

If this is potentially Favre's last season, where does he fit in the history of NFL quarterbacks?


 
 
  • Troy Aikman
    Dallas Cowboys (1989-2000)
    61.5% completion
    32,942 yards
    165 TD, 141 INT
    94-71 W-L
    3-0 Super Bowl record
  • Sammy Baugh
    Washington Redskins (1937-52)
    56.5% completion
    21,886 yards
    187 TD, 203 INT
    Played before SB era
  • Terry Bradshaw
    Pittsburgh Steelers (1970-83)
    51.9% completion
    27,989 yards
    210 TD, 210 INT
    107-51 W-L
    4-0 Super Bowl record
  • Tom Brady
    New England Patriots (2000-present)
    63.3% completion
    30,844 yards
    225 TD, 99 INT
    97-30 W-L
    3-1 Super Bowl record
  • John Elway
    Denver Broncos (1983-98)
    56.9% completion
    51,475 yards
    300 TD, 226 INT
    148-82-1
    2-3 Super Bowl record
  • Brett Favre
    Atlanta Falcons (1991)
    Green Bay Packers (1992-2007)
    New York Jets (2008)
    Minnesota Vikings (2009)
    62% completion
    69,329 yards
    497 TD, 317 INT
    181-105 W-L
    1-1 Super Bowl record
  • Dan Fouts
    San Diego Chargers (1973-87)
    58.8% completion
    43,040 yards
    254 TD, 242 INT
    86-84-1 W-L
  • Otto Graham
    Cleveland Browns (1946-55)
    55.8% completion
    23,584 yards
    174 TD, 135 INT
    57-13-1 W-L
    Played before SB Era
  • Bob Griese
    Miami Dolphins (1967-1980)
    56.2% completion
    25,092 yards
    192 TD, 173 INT
    92-56-3 W-L
    2-1 Super Bowl record
  • Peyton Manning
    Indianapolis Colts (1998-present)
    64.8% completion
    50,128 yards
    366 TD, 181 INT
    131-61-0 W-L
    1-1 Super Bowl record
  • Dan Marino
    Miami Dolphins (1983-99)
    59.4% completion
    61,361 yards
    420 TD, 252 INT
    147-93 W-L
    0-1 Super Bowl record
  • Joe Montana
    San Francisco 49ers (1979-92)
    Kansas City Chiefs (1993-94)
    63.2% completion
    40,551 yards
    273 TD, 139 INT
    117-47 W-L
    4-0 Super Bowl record
  • Warren Moon
    Houston Oilers (1984-93)
    Minnesota Vikings (1994-96)
    Seattle Seahawks (1997-98)
    Kansas City Chiefs (1999-2000)
    58.4% completion
    49,325 yards
    291 TD, 233 INT
    102-101 W-L
  • Joe Namath
    New York Jets (1965-76)
    L.A. Rams (1977)
    50.1% completion
    27,633 yards
    173 TD, 220 INT
    62-63-4 W-L
    1-0 Super Bowl record
  • Phil Simms
    New York Giants (1979-93)
    55.4% completion
    33,462 yards, 199 TD, 157 INT
    95-64 W-L
    2-0 Super Bowl record
  • Bart Starr
    Green Bay Packers (1956-71)
    57.4% completion
    24,718 yards
    152 TD, 138 INT
    94-57-6 W-L
    2-0 Super Bowl record
  • Roger Staubach
    Dallas Cowboys (1969-79)
    57% completion
    22,700 yards
    153 TD, 109 INT
    85-29 W-L
    2-2 Super Bowl record
  • Fran Tarkenton
    Minnesota Vikings (1961-66; 1972-78)
    New York Giants (1967-71)
    57% completion
    47,003 yards
    342 TD, 266 INT
    124-109-6 W-L
    0-3 Super Bowl record
  • Johnny Unitas
    Baltimore Colts (1956-72)
    San Diego Chargers (1973)
    54.6% completion
    40,239 yards
    290 TD, 253 INT
    118-64-4 W-L
    1-1 Super Bowl record
  • Steve Young
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1985-86)
    San Francisco 49ers (1987-99)
    64.3% completion
    33,124 yards
    232 TD, 107 INT
    94-49 W-L
    1-0 Super Bowl record