If American Football fans know one thing, it's that the quarterback position is the hardest position in the game and maybe one of the hardest positions in all of sports. The quarterback is the only player on the team that has to control the ball every play on offense and it's his responsibility to make sure the ball is safe and away from defenders. Usually, it's a team's quarterback play that gets a lot of the credit or a lot of the blame when a team wins or loses so conversations about who the greatest of all time is is always relevant. Below is the list we have compiled for the greatest quarterbacks in league history that we ranked by total Super Bowls won, composure in games, leadership qualities, and skill at the position. We ranked Tom Brady first because of his upstart four Super Bowl rings and the following quarterbacks ranked are ranked by the same qualities. Please vote, comment, and share!
Tom Brady took over for the injured Drew Bledsoe in 2001 for the New England Patriots and never looked back. Winning the Super Bowl that year, he cemented his place as the quarterback for the New England Patriots and as one of the greatest of all time who has won four Super Bowls with the team since.
Troy Aikman led a three Super Bowl charge with the 1990's Dallas Cowboys. Known as one of the "Triplets" -consisting of himself, Michael Irvin, and Emmitt smith- he never failed to make a big, clutch play to win games and his bust is currently in Canton, Ohio in the NFL Hall of Fame. Aikman is currently a broadcaster with Fox Sports.
Son of New Orleans Saints great Archie Manning, Peyton Manning played 18 seasons in the National Football League during which he led the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos to Super Bowl victories in 2006 and 2015 respectively. Manning is currently retired and is expected to be voted into the Hall of Fame when he is eligible.
Joe Montana, nicknamed "Joe Cool" and "The Comeback Kid", is a former National Football League quarterback who played primarily for the San Francisco 49ers. Montana began his professional football career in 1979. Having won four Super Bowls with the team, Montana became the first player in history to be named Super Bowl MVP three times.