Worst Current NFL Quarterbacks

The Top Ten

1 Rex Grossman

if Rex didn't "go camping" with Lovie Smith he wouldn't on the team. in fact I don't think he could start for Summit Hill Junior-High... - Teekhenry

When was this list written he is sat 10th in the nfl in 2011 this page must have been created along time ago - belac2006

Why is alex smith number 3 he's actually god now

Such a disappointment considering his alma mater. - scfootballfan

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2 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.

Yea he may be in 2 worst quarterback but I think u could give them some support and stop being mean about it I think that Aaron is the worst quarterback is my opinion so if u post these things u just don't like the bears that much but I say hat the bears are my FAVORITE team now cutler may step up in his game

I live in Chicago, born and raised, and hate the bears because of this schmuck. The hot dog vendor has a better shot at catching the ball because that's where Cutler throws it.

I have denounced the bears for life, my least favorite team now. I'm the only guy in a sports bar in Chicago rooting for Drew Brees and the Saints, but at least my teams QB is in the top 5 best QB's, not the number 1 worst.

Chicago should also be number 1 for worst transactions in nfl history with the cutler deal.

The Bears defense could win a game without even using him. I recommend that he should just toss it to Forte the whole time.

Chicago gave him a huge contact even though he's never played in a playoff game

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3 Mark Sanchez Mark Sanchez

This guy sucks crap. He has a horrible are he's stupid and his stats are bad. There's nothing to this guy he just sucks

When he does butt fumbles, he allows 35 pts in a quarter on Thanksgiving. Embarrassing

Don't ever forget the butt fumble. - Therandom

If u have nothing nice to say don't say anything at all

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4 Brandon Weeden

This guy sucks, Brian Hoyer stepped in and won all 3 games he played, I'm pretty sure he did it without Josh Gordon too. While weeden played around 6 and lost them all.

From the Cowboys this year, Matt Cassel was probably the only backup QB that was actually good.

He's an amazing player on a bad team.

I'm so glad he isn't a Cowboy anymore

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5 Luke McCown

Not super bad. But he deverses some love. Not a jets fan at all. Bills fan, Falcons, and a little Eagles.

6 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.

Bad rlly just bad he is a hog

Been to 3 super bowls. more than Drew Brees, Russel Wilson, Phillip Rivers, ALex smith, Mark sanchez, Tim Tebow, Matt Ryan, and Tony Romo combined

Roethlisberger is first ballot hall of fame one of the best ever and probably the most elusive

Worst Super Bowl winning performances of all time. This guy is the very definition of over-rated. - Norwood

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7 Chad Pennigton

How is he on this list when he has the highest completion rating ever to bad wide receivers, only reason he is not still playing with the jets or dolphins now is because he injured his throwing arm.

He stunk in every game go jets

Don't know why he's on this list... and spell pennington right. he did pretty well with the jets and the dolphins just a lot of injurys

8 Jordan Palmer
9 David Carr

Carr socks more than Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger is AWESOME my fav

Biggest QB bust. But at least he won a Super Bowl, as Eli Manning's backup! - DoroExploro13

David is Derek's Carr brother idiot

It's Derek Car idiot - FerrariDude64

10 Jon Kitna

Shockingly poor qb that has done nothing for the lions, waste of space, Mordecai & rigby from regular show would be better quarter backs than this chump.

took the lions to 0-16 this year. - jwileson

my man

The Contenders

11 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.

I honestly thought Tim Tebow was good. Remember "Tebow Time". Tim Tebow may not have put up numbers, but he won games. Isn't that all that matters? - Hun20ter

Tim Tebow may not have the stats BUT he won games. what matters the most in the nfl? Winning games.

Tim Tebow is a awful quarterback he throw like his elbow is gone and worst of all he used too be so overrated!

This loser couldn't start for a college team

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12 Graham Harrell
13 Brian Griese
14 JaMarcus Russell JaMarcus Russell JaMarcus Trenell Russell is a former American football quarterback. He played college football at LSU, where he finished 21–4 as a starter and was named MVP of the 2007 Sugar Bowl.

Biggest bust in history. He's so bad that he couldn't even make the redskins during training camp last year

No Ryan Leaf is the biggest bust

The biggest bust by far even surpasing Ryan Leaf.


15 Tavaris Jackson
16 Alex Smith Alex Smith Alexander Douglas Smith is an American football quarterback for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League.

Yes, he should be on this list. He is not a championship level QB.

Shouldn't be on the list how is he on this list

17 Jake Delhomme

Interception prone, Panthers went to the Superbowl in 03 despite him not because of him. Bad in clutch situations.

18 Joey Harrington
19 Christian Ponder

He made it to the playoffs by winning a wild card berth by beating the Green Bay Packers, in which he was injured...making him unable to play in the playoffs. The back up Joe Webb went in a rematch against the packers and did a severe faceplant. This was all in Christian Ponders first season as a Starter.

He is not a great quarterback

He is not great, but he shouldn't be on the list

God Christian Ponder sucked. - Hun20ter

20 Johnny Manziel Johnny Manziel Jonathan Paul Manziel is an American professional Canadian football quarterback for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the NFL's Cleveland Browns with the 22nd overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. Towards the end of the 2015 season, Manziel endured numerous scandals, ...read more.


Johnny Manziel only played one and a half games and the first half game he played was great. Give him a chance he's not done yet. - Hun20ter

He should be top 10 last game of 2015 he goes and gambles instead of showing up. - htoutlaws2012

How do you know he is bad? HE HAS NEVER PLAYED A SNAP IN THE NFL, GIVE HIM A CHANCE! - Sssamuel2

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21 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.

I kiss my son on the lips

He's so weak he can't even lift a properly inflated football.

WHAT! Come on, Tom Brady is still good - jo354

Tom Brady shouldn't be on this list. He was a 6th round pick and now he is really good

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22 Chris Simms

Living on Daddy Fame

23 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 sucks and everyone loves him? He can't even throw 3 td passes a game and y is tom brady here he is awesome with 50td passes in 2007 eli manning was just lucky to best brady if they had called the pass interference against the giants we would have one

24 Daunte Culpepper Daunte Culpepper Daunte Rachard Culpepper is a former American football quarterback. He last played for the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League.

I don't see how he is too old being that he is like donavan mcnabbs age, but he wasnt playing well during the run up to the knee injury, and now he just is immobile but I would welcome him as a backup on my team any day - Chris-1

25 Josh McCown Josh McCown Joshua Treadwell McCown is an American football quarterback for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at SMU and Sam Houston State.

McCown is so good. Been on a bunch of teams. Let metell you horrible, quarterbacks Bryce Petty and Ryan Fitzapatrick

26 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.

People need to give him a little more credit than he gets.

Romo is awesome. He is so underrated. Besides Romo was not supposed to hold the ball in the fumble play, it should've been Bledsloe.

One of the most inconsistent QB's. So sad he will NEVER win a SB!

27 Carson Palmer Carson Palmer Carson Hilton Palmer is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He played for the Cincinnati Bengals, Oakland Raiders, and Arizona Cardinals.

I could picture it on trivia who is the ugliest, worst-throwing, son-of-a-gun quarterback in the history of the NFL and I would win 1,000,000$ Because I said Carson Palmer

28 Robert Griffin III Robert Griffin III Robert Lee Griffin III, nicknamed RG3, is an American football quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League.

Robert Griffin the Third best QB on the Redskins. - mister83

TG3 Terrible Griffin the 3rd

29 Geno Smith Geno Smith Eugene Cyril Smith III, better known as Geno Smith, is an American football quarterback for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League.
30 Rhett Bomar
31 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.

I'm a 49er fan, and I hate this guy. He is the most paid QB in the NFL and he just fails miserably. It's like the 49ers are paying to lose. For example, take the Pittsburgh game this season. He threw 4 interceptions. 4 INTERCEPTIONS! Is he even trying? Also, he led the 49ers to defeat against the Raiders last season. Not to mention over half of his throws are incomplete. This guy is so bad, he won't qualify for a 5-year old football team. He isn't a QB, he is a joke. I rest my case. - TheYoshiOverlord

He is the one that started this retarded trend that makes him and other people kneel or sit during the national anthem.

In Madden 16 he's only known for his Read Option

It was the cardinals idiot

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32 Ryan Lindley
33 EJ Manuel

He is not good

Bills had a great qb before this chump came in my grandma who is 5 foot 3 and 103 pounds can play better

he's bad

34 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%.

This is a joke, right? This had better be a joke.

Seriously, Drew is one of if not the top 2 or 3 best QB of all time.

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

Your kidding he was pro bowl MVP Ryan tannehill sucks maybe they should add him

Russel Wilson is really overrated but he isn't the worst.

This team is awesome!

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

15-1 to nearly having a losing streak of 8?!?

Cam is the new Romo

37 Matt Schaub

Pick six toppings for your burger laugh out loud - mister83

38 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.

He should be banned from nfl for what he did but no, money buys everything, Wish I could say certain things but not trying to be a threat.

39 Matthew Stafford Matthew Stafford John Matthew Stafford is an American football quarterback for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. ...read more.
40 Kyle Orton

Kyle orton is the worst since elvis grbach left

41 Scott Tolzien
42 Blaine Gabbert Blaine Gabbert Blaine Williamson Gabbert is an American football quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League.
43 Brian Hoyer Brian Hoyer Brian Axel Hoyer is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League.
44 Connor Cook

Very weak throws a lot of incompletions

45 Sam Darnold Sam Darnold

I throw pics every game. I’m a jet.

46 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.

What this has to be a joke. Your kidding right. Manning is like #2, behind Montana

Why's he here, number 1 quarterback of all time

He sucks. One Super Bowl ring. Lost a Super Bowl by 35 points. Sad.

He's amazing

47 Sam Bradford Sam Bradford Samuel "Sam" Jacob Bradford is an American football quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams with the first overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma and as a redshirt sophomore Bradford became only the ...read more.

He'll never win a Super Bowl.

48 Andy Dalton Andy Dalton Andrew Gregory Dalton is an American football quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League.
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Johnny Manziel
2. Ryan Lindley
3. Robert Griffin III
1. Jordan Palmer
2. Luke McCown
3. Graham Harrell
1. Mark Sanchez
2. Rex Grossman
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