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Top 5 NFL quarterbacks of all time

There is no position other than the quarterback of a football team that is considered to be more significant than any other position. The quarterback is the focal point of the offense and the whole game. Especially in the National Football League of today, when having a top-tier passing game is essential to a team’s overall success. The position of NFL quarterback has unquestionably changed throughout the course of history. But there have always been field generals who have stood out among their contemporaries even though they played in different eras. The five best quarterbacks in the history of the National Football League are listed below.

Tom Brady

Tom Brady - NFL quarterback
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As the greatest NFL quarterback in the game’s history, Tom Brady earns the number one spot on this list. He is the most decorated player in the history of the National Football League, having won seven Super Bowls. Additionally, he has the record for the most career touchdown passes (624). As well as the most passing yards (84,520), in the history of the game.

Joe Montana

Joe Montana
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After playing for the 49ers and the Chiefs over the course of his 15-year career, Montana finished with a record of 117-47 overall and a record of 16-7 in the playoffs. This is the second greatest winning % in NFL history, behind only Tom Brady. In addition, he is tied for second all-time with Aaron Rodgers with 45 touchdown passes in the playoffs, which is good for second place overall. Winning is an attribute that distinguishes competent quarterbacks from great quarterbacks. And there is no disputing that Montana exemplifies this ability.

Drew Brees

Drew Brees - NFL Quarterback
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He is the NFL quarterback with the quickest time to 60,000 and 70,000 career passing yards. He is now all-time in career regular-season victories (172). After the end of the 2020 season, he announced his retirement from the sport. He is now expected to be inducted into the Hall of Fame as soon as he is eligible.

Dan Marino

Dan Marino
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Marino was a quarterback who stood head and shoulders above his contemporaries. His 1984 season, in which he was named MVP, is considered to be one of the finest ever by a quarterback. No quarterback ever after him had a season with more than 5,000 yards passing until Drew Brees achieved it in 2008. Marino concluded his career with a record of 147-93. This includes five times as the league’s leader in passing yards and three times as the league’s leader in touchdown passes.

Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers
GLENDALE, ARIZONA – OCTOBER 28: Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers watches from the sidelines during the second half of the NFL game at State Farm Stadium on October 28, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona. The Packers defeated the Cardinals 24-21. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Because of his ability to complete passes while rushing the pocket and create huge plays with his legs. The quarterback for the Packers has the potential to be the most talented player on this list. Rodgers already has one Super Bowl victory under his belt, but it seems as though he has not realized his full potential since he has not won another Super Bowl.

This concludes our ranking of the top five quarterbacks in the NFL. Which one do you think is the greatest out of them?