Top 10 Most Clutch Quarterbacks


The Top Ten

1 Tom Brady Tom Brady Thomas Edward Patrick Brady, Jr., is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. Brady is known for being the only quarterback in history to win 5 Super Bowls, and is often considered one of the best quarterbacks of all time. Brady is also frequently more.

He has a winning record when losing in the fourth... only qb EVER to do that and holds the 2 biggest 4th quarter comebacks in super bowl history. No one else has come back from more than 7 down, but he came back from 10 and 19 in the fourth in 2 Super Bowls and the one in sb 49 was against the best defense in the league and one of the best pass rushes and the best secondary

When we look back... We will appreciate brady event more! 5 superbowls and had his team winning in everyone one in the last few minutes of the 4th. Brady drove the undefeated patriots on a touchdown drive in 2007 superbowl to take a 4 point lead with 2 minutes left! Assanti and Wes both dropped a chance for another title. Brady is an all time clutch quarterback.

Last week, Cleveland let Brady with 2:39 in the clock while it led the game 26-14. Brady won.

You just cannot say he isn't coming back, no matter how much you lead.

Bledsoe was great. The Patriots became clutch when Brady first started.

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2 Joe Montana Joe Montana Joseph Clifford "Joe" Montana, Jr., nicknamed Joe Cool and The Comeback Kid, is a retired American football quarterback.

This list was on the NFL network and all these players are almost in the same order except bart starr is way higher... Joe Montana will always be #1 - LebronISking

He helped the 49ers win super bowl after super bowl - WorldPuncher47592834

Whos better then joe cool no buddy on this list. The only one could be otto graham 10 titles that clutch. Bradys team won by kicks

Nothing compares what Montana did, he played like a magician when they were trailing in the fourth quarter. Football is not like today, back in the 80s the game had tremoundous hits, playing in 80s football will be impossible for today's players

3 John Elway John Elway John Albert Elway Jr. is a former American football quarterback and current executive vice president of football operations and general manager of the Denver Broncos of the National Football League.

Im sorry but last time I checked John Elway held the record for 4th quarter/OT comeback victories. I'm pretty sure that absolutely DEFINES clutch. ELWAY=CLUTCH - imnotlookingforanewengland

Elway never had a team until late in his career he is the best clutch qb and perhaps the best overall

These guys are only good not clutch. John is the only real clutch quarterbacks. - Nirvana8

4 Troy Aikman Troy Aikman

There are only 3 other QB's on this list that has 3 superbowls or more then Troy Aikman. He had a great, great, running back, that took a lot of the focus off the passing game, thus he could have had a lot better stats. He is a 1st ballot hall of famer. He derserves to be in the top ten. Bernie Kosar on the list? What has he won in the NFL. Granted he won some big games. But none bigger then conference championships of superbowls. What about Brett Farve he was always Clutch.

5 Terry Bradshaw Terry Bradshaw

Wasn't great all the time... But was great when he needed to be, that's what clutch means!

6 Peyton Manning Peyton Manning Peyton Williams Manning is a former American football quarterback who played 18 seasons in the National Football League for the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos.

No doubt he is one of the top 5 quarterbacks of all time. But his biggest weakness was he was not clutch

Very underrated. Did you see some of the comebacks he did in 2008. - Tivo

Him, Marvin Harrison, & Reggie Wayne dominate together.

Best QB of all time easily

7 Kurt Warner Kurt Warner Kurtis Eugene "Kurt" Warner is a former American football quarterback, a current part-time TV football analyst, and a philanthropist.
8 Bart Starr Bart Starr
9 Brett Favre Brett Favre Brett Lorenzo Favre is a former American football quarterback who spent the majority of his career with the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.

brett farves just pure awesomeness and the fact that he can carry the vikings to the playoffs is a great accomplishment besides the fact of him quitting a bunch of times he's awesome. - dissthisnoob

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10 Steve Young Steve Young

The Contenders

11 Aaron Rodgers Aaron Rodgers Aaron Charles Rodgers is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.

How many comeback wins did Aaron Rodgers have not to mention the Hail Mary's


12 Johnny Unitas Johnny Unitas John Constantine Unitas, nicknamed "Johnny U", or "The Golden Arm", was an American professional football player from the 1950s through the 1970s.

Johnny U. Was my boyhood idol. In the ankle deep mud, blinding snows and white outs the COLTS passing and running games are legend. Scratch a Raven and you'll find the Baltimore soul of a COLT inside. You affirmed my faith in Sports History from back in the day of black and white, blue and white collar football in nature's elements. Johhny Unitas, my hero, the late and fantastically great in those hightops. RIP.

too many young people voting and they don't remember the way it used to be without microphones and all of the video, etc.

He's the Jerry West of football and he is very underrated he should be number one - 2storm

13 Eli Manning Eli Manning Elisha Nelson "Eli" Manning is an American football quarterback for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He is the younger brother of former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning.

He beat the annointed greatest team in football history in the last moments in the superbowl, resulting in one of the greatest if not the greatest upset in Super Bowl history. I thats not clutch then what is?

Eli Manning's Giants have often been underdogs in the postseason and were projected to a 4-7 record or perhaps 5-6 in Eli's 11 games. Instead, Eli Manning's Giants went 8-3 and two of those playoff victories were against arguably the greatest qb ever (In the Postseason, in the super bowl.) Tom brady even laughed at a prediction that the Giants would win and that the Patriots offense would ONLY score 17, and look what happened. Eli 17, Brady 14. Eli's play to David Tyree was the most important play in NFL history, when 3 people were trying to sack Eli on 3rd down and then he threw it to David Tyree for the helmet catch. That's what I call clutch, baby.

Brady only active qb with more super bowls. And he beat Brady aaatwice. Brady still better but Eli/big Ben are 2 and 3 for active guys

His 39 GWDs and 30 4QCB are the most of any QB since his 1st start. He is the only QB with 2 4QCB in a single postseason. He holds the NFL record for GWDs in a single postseason (3 in 2008) and the NFL record for most 4th quarter TDs (15 in 2011). He and Peyton are the only QBs to have 6 or more GWDs in a season 3 times. His career splits when trailing with < 2 min. to go Comp. % 58.25 QBR 86.4 are better than: Brady, Peyton, Brees, Rodgers, Big Ben, Rivers, Ryan, Newton, Wilson, Favre, and Warner. In those situations his TD to Int. ratio is better that all of them with the exception of Brady and Wilson.

14 Ken Stabler Ken Stabler Kenneth Michael "Ken" Stabler, nicknamed "Snake," was an American football quarterback in the National Football League for the Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints.

The Snake deserves top 5 easily, look up these plays: The Sea of Hands, The Ghost to the Post, and The Holy Roller and tell me that's not clutch! Let's not forget Super Bowl XI. - alexmendoza

Please people. Look at numbers and consider era. By the way roger was pretty good to

15 Otto Graham Otto Graham Otto Everett Graham Jr. was an American football quarterback who played for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference and National Football League.

People are to funny. This guy invented clutch ten straight championship games people. 7 wins. Moved to nfl where he was bound to fail and he still dominated

Look at the picture. Look at how much effort that poor scrub is putting into making an inflated leather oval fly.

16 Tim Tebow Tim Tebow Timothy Richard Tebow is an American professional baseball outfielder in the New York Mets organization and a former professional American football player in the National Football League. V 1 Comment
17 Tony Romo Tony Romo Antonio Ramiro Romo is an American football television analyst and former quarterback who played 14 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.
18 Ben Roethlisberger Ben Roethlisberger Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger, Sr., nicknamed Big Ben, is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.
19 Matthew Stafford Matthew Stafford John Matthew Stafford is an American football quarterback for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. more.
20 Bernie Kosar
21 Vince Young Vince Young Vincent Paul Young, Jr. is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for six seasons.
22 Matt Ryan Matt Ryan Matthew Thomas "Matt" Ryan, nicknamed "Matty Ice," is an American football quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.

He has won so many games under 1 minute

23 Michael Vick Michael Vick Michael Dwayne Vick (born June 26, 1980) is a former American football quarterback who played 13 seasons in the National Football League, primarily with the Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college football at Virginia Tech and was selected by the Falcons as the first overall pick more.

I just put this on here because I thought it would be funny

24 Andrew Luck Andrew Luck Andrew Austen Luck is an American football quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League.

In his rookie year he made so many clutch comebacks - Benweis88

25 Russell Wilson Russell Wilson Russell Carrington Wilson is an American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.

Russel is probably one of the greatest running quarterbacks of all time not only that but he does it with the seahawks who have only won 1 Super Bowl.

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1. Tom Brady
2. John Elway
3. Troy Aikman
1. Joe Montana
2. Terry Bradshaw
3. John Elway
1. Joe Montana
2. Tom Brady
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