Top Ten Scrambling QBs In History

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Them highlight, Run'N'Gun, Feet Flight, QBs defenses hate!

The Top Ten

1 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 ...read more.

If he didn't have to go to jail he could have been able to develop his pocket passing, but lets be honest he did some things with his feet that would last on SC for weeks. - LetsBeReal

Future HoF QB
For sure the best scrambling QB the game has ever seen - CarsonFacePalmer

He da bomb

2 Randall Cunningham Randall Cunningham Randall W. Cunningham is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League and current football coach and pastor.

He was better at it in his prime than anybody I've ever seen. There were just two problems:

1) His prime was short due to injury because of inability to protect himself.

2) Either he, or the league at that time (or a combination of both) didn't focus on running QB's AT ALL - like they do today, and so he spent most of his running on just scrambling behind the line of scrimmage trying to give his WR's time to get open rather than trying to run downfield to get yardage.

If it was possible to track "total yards run" (either behind or after the line of scrimmage)...which it obviously is not, I have little to no doubt that he scrambled for more yards than MIchael Vick ran for and was quite simply better at it - in my humble opinion.

Vick might've been a better "runner" (at least he had more "impressive" runs more often as Randall just chose not to run a lot), but Randall SCRAMBLED better than anybody I've ever seen.

No. 1 hands down. Vick coils not throw the ball accurately

3 Fran Tarkenton

He should be no. 1

Not big, not extremely fast, but elusive as quicksilver, and made the Vikings a fun team to watch.

Dude had eyes in the back of his horns.

Watch old films of this guy it was crazy... He was great

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4 Steve Young Steve Young Jon Steven Young is a former professional American football quarterback who played 15 seasons in the National Football League and is best known for his 13 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers.

Steve was one of the greatest QB's of all time. Period. He was MONEY down the stretch and was an underrated runner. Don't forget that "The Catch: II" would never have happened if Steve wasn't a scrambler.

5 Donavon McNabb
6 Steve McNair

McNair was Cam Newton before Cam Newton was old enough to understand play action. He wasn't as fast as, say, Cunningham or Vick, but he was a big ol' drink o' water and got within one lousy yard of almost singlehandedly dragging what was pretty much an expansion team to a championship. Add on the fact that he was rarely hurt too bad to play, and we have a top 10 scrambler.

7 Kordell Steward

Started out in Pitt as a converted to be a hell of a QB. Did big things until getting gypped and benched for a bum like Tommy Maddox. - LetsBeReal

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

Can Newtown way better

He is a good scrambler

He is WAY better than Cam

He should be higher than Cam and Colin.

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9 Cam Newton Cam Newton Cameron Jerrell Newton is an American football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League.

He's fast enough to beat linebackers, big enough to get through them, and strong and smart enough not to get hurt.

To early in his career to judge

Cam Newton revolutionized the game, great runner and thrower with unrivaled arm strength and throw power. No other running QB has had the power run capability of 6'5" 245 Cam Newton

This guy is dope

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

Don't get it twisted the man can move. That Championship belt celebration came from rushing touchdowns! 18 Rushing touchdowns! - LetsBeReal

The Newcomers

? Vince Young Vince Young Vincent Paul Young, Jr. is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for six seasons.

The Contenders

11 Lamar Jackson Lamar Jackson

He is a beast

12 Colin Kaepernick Colin Kaepernick Colin Rand Kaepernick (born November 3, 1987) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. Kaepernick played college football at the University of Nevada, where he was named the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Offensive Player of the Year twice. After graduating, he was selected ...read more.

He's fast got a good arm and can read

13 Roger Staubach Roger Staubach Roger Thomas Staubach, nicknamed Captain America and Captain Comeback, is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League.

If he wasn't a scrambling qb, then he wouldn't be nicknamed roger dodger - Cowboys-Dallas

14 Joe Montana Joe Montana Joseph Clifford "Joe" Montana, Jr., nicknamed Joe Cool and The Comeback Kid, is a retired American football quarterback.
15 Carson Wentz Carson Wentz Carson Wentz is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He played college football at North Dakota State University. He was drafted by the Eagles with the second overall pick of the 2016 NFL draft, becoming the highest drafted quarterback from an ...read more.
16 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.
17 Drew Brees Drew Brees Drew Christopher Brees is an American football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He is the only player to have back to back to back 5,000 yards in three seasons straight. Brees also has the all time best completion percentage with 66.95%.
18 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 6 Super Bowls, and is often considered one of the best quarterbacks of all time. Brady is also frequently ...read more.

Because he is an amazing QB

19 Andrew Luck Andrew Luck Andrew Austen Luck is an American football quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League.
20 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.
21 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.
22 Jay Cutler Jay Cutler Jay Christopher Cutler is a retired American football quarterback that of the National Football League. Cutler played 11 seasons in the NFL (2006-2016). During his announcement that Cutler declared retirement, he announced plans to be a television sportscaster for the FOX Network.
23 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.
24 Tyrod Taylor Tyrod Taylor

Should be number one, way better than all the other QB’s on this list. He’s leading the Browns to a Super Bowl victory this year #facts

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1. Michael Vick
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