The Quarterback Abstract:

Ranking the Quarterbacks in Modern Day History

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Interspersed amongst the 367 quarterback entries in the book are 71 Top 10 lists on a variety of related topics. I wish that I had included an index of those lists, but simply forgot to do so. Below is the index as well as an extra Top 10 list that fell to the cutting room floor.

Top 10 Index

 

Top 10 List

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Top 10 Underrated Quarterbacks 4
Top 10 Quarterback Fumblers 9
Top 10 Movie/TV Roles for Quarterbacks 19
Top 10 Quarterback Kickers 23
Top 10 Late Round Draft Picks 32
Top 10 Quarterbacks With Losing Records 36
Top 10 Long Bombers 41
Top 10 Quarterback Who Became Pro Football Officials 45
Top 10 First-Year Expansion Team Quarterbacks 51
Top 10 Worst Winning Performances in a Championship Game 55
Top 10 40-Year Old Quarterbacks 59
Top 10 Quarterback Imports from Rival Leagues 62
Top 10 Quarterback/Coach Pairs 70
Top 10 Undrafted Free Agent Quarterbacks 75
Top 10 Quarterback Punters 78
Top 10 Running Quarterbacks 89
Top 10 Quarterbacks Not as Good as Their Nicknames 90
Top 10 Toughest Quarterbacks 104
Top 10 T-Formation Quarterback Pioneers 111
Top 10 Oddest Quarterback Trades 113
Top 10 Quarterback Playboys 114
Top 10 Ivy League NFL Quarterbacks 118
Top 10 NFL Quarterbacks Who Became College Coaches 121
Top 10 Quarterback Families 135
Top 10 Most Disappointing NFL Quarterbacks from Notre Dame 140
Top 10 Quarterbacks to Wear the Same Number the Longest for One Team 143
Top 10 Quarterback Shuttles 149
Top 10 Worst Quarterback Winning Percentages (minimum 10 games) 150
Top 10 Most Passes Without an NFL Start 155
Top 10 Dropoffs from Legendary Quarterbacks 157
Top 10 Regular Season Overtime Game Winning Touchdown Passes 165
Top 10 Sacked Quarterbacks 170
Top 10 Overrated Quarterbacks 171
Top 10 Quarterback Politicians 179
Top 10 Quarterback Draft Busts 182
Top 10 Party Boys 189
Top 10 Quarterback Nicknames 194
Top 10 Lopsided Quarterback Trades 195
Top 10 Heisman Flops 203
Top 10 Worst Quarterback Winning Percentages (minimum 100 games) 204
Top 10 Quarterbacks Who Coached in the NFL 212
Top 10 Worst Quarterback Winning Percentages (minimum 50 games) 219
Top 10 Losing Performances in a Title Game 221
Top 10 Odd Quarterback Draft Picks 224
Top 10 Backup Quarterbacks 233
Top 10 Overall Number One Draft Picks 235
Top 10 Shortest Quarterbacks 243
Top 10 Ugliest Interceptions 245
Top 10 NFL Quarterbacks Who Played Another Sport 250
Top 10 Worst Rookie Quarterback Seasons 254
Top 10 Post-Season Quarterbacks 259
Top 10 Books by or about Quarterbacks 263
Top 10 One-Game Career Quarterbacks 266
Top 10 Rookie Quarterback Seasons 271
Top 10 Quarterbacks Who Also Played in Canada 274
Top 10 Least Mobile Quarterbacks 277
Top 10 Emergency Quarterbacks 280
Top 10 Worst Quarterback Winning Percentages (minimum 20 games) 283
Top 10 Left-Handed NFL Quarterbacks 289
Top 10 Most Disappointing Quarterbacks from Florida Schools 293
Top 10 Game Winning Drives 302
Top 10 Shady Quarterbacks 307
Top 10 Worst Post-Season Quarterbacks 318
Top 10 Numbers Retired for Just One Quarterback 325
Top 10 NFL Quarterbacks Who Played Semipro Football 330
Top 10 Quarterback Controversies 330
Top 10 Devastating Quarterback Injuries 331
Top 10 African American Quarterback Firsts 331
Top 10 Quarterback Coach Killers 349
Top 10 Quarterbacks Who Followed Legends 359
Top 10 Regular Season Last Play Game Winning Touchdown Passes 361

 

 

Bonus Top 10 Head to Head Hall of Fame Quarterback Matchups

10. Bobby Layne beat Norm Van Brocklin in 13 of 23 meetings.
9. Roger Staubach and Fran Tarkenton split six meetings.
8. Brett Favre beat Steve Young in five of six meetings.
7. Troy Aikman beat Brett Favre in six of seven meetings.
6. Joe Montana and John Elway split six meetings.
5. Bobby Layne beat Otto Graham in four of five meetings.
4. Jim Kelly beat Dan Marino in 14 of 21 meetings.
3. Sid Luckman beat Sammy Baugh in six of ten meetings.
2. Tom Brady beat Peyton Manning in seven of ten meetings.
1. Bart Starr and Johnny Unitas split 16 meetings.

 

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Updated 8/25/09