Ranking Super Bowl’s 20 best QBs: Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes headline list; Eli Manning cracks top-10

In the 57-year history of the Super Bowl, six quarterbacks stand out from the rest of those who have played in the game. The history of the Super Bowl — and thus the NFL — wouldn’t be the same without them and their performances on pro sport’s biggest stage. 

Many legendary quarterbacks have won Super Bowls. Brett Favre, Steve Young, Ken Stabler, Bob Griese, and Kurt Warner parlayed their success in Super Bowls into Hall of Fame careers. Ben Roethlisberger, Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers will join them in Canton, at least partly because of their Super Bowl wins. Russell Wilson might, too, although his career still has some chapters left to it. 

Our list of the 20 greatest Super Bowl quarterbacks of all time is not purely based on talent and career accomplishments. It’s about their impact on the Super Bowl, both in the moment and in the following years. 

20. Drew Brees 

For whatever reason, Brees’ performance in the Saints’ first Super Bowl win hasn’t gotten enough love over the years. Well, Brees is getting his due here. He did, after all, go 32 of 39 for 288 yards and two touchdowns. His touchdown pass to Jeremy Shockey with just under six minutes left gave the Saints the lead for good. 

19. Aaron Rodgers 

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Super Bowl MVP (XLV) 
Rodgers tamed the Steelers’ ferocious defense in his lone Super Bowl win.
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Rodgers’ was exceptional in his lone Super Bowl. He threw for 304 yards and three touchdowns against a Steelers defense that had allowed the fewest points in the NFL during the regular season. 

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Super Bowl MVP (LII)

Foles capped off his stellar playoff run with the Eagles with an MVP performance in Super Bowl LII. Foles, who replaced an injured Carson Wentz with three games to go in the regular season, threw for 371 yards and…


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Author : Bryan DeArdo

Publish date : 2024-02-06 19:01:29

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