Top Ten QB's of all time by QB rating....Only two don't have a ring...

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  1. Arkyvarminter

    Arkyvarminter Well-Known Member

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  2. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    Kind of shows how the NFL is nowadays since 7 of that 10 are currently playing and another only retired a few years ago.
  3. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    Plus, 11th is Matt Schaub. That should also emphasize your point. Higher passer ratings are normal in today's game.
  4. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    I cant believe Phillip Rivers is still on that list after he has been a turnover machine the last couple of years.

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    A lot of Great, Great QBs not on that list. Game is so different today, it's unbelievable.
  6. jimmy40

    jimmy40 Well-Known Member

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    as much as I hate the guy any list of QBs that has Joe Montana 10th should be burned and never talked about again.
  7. Reverend Conehead

    Reverend Conehead Well-Known Member

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    It's one of the reasons why I HATE HATE HATE the bump and run coverage rule change of 1978.
  8. Galian Beast

    Galian Beast Well-Known Member

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    While there may be a slight bump in overall averages, I would suggest that it isn't simply due to advantageous rules for offenses. I think there are a lot of elements that go into these better rated quarterbacks.

    I think one of the biggest reasons why QB ratings are up is a bit misleading. And that is the use of short, high percentage throws. QBs throw more passes, and shorter routes. Resulting in less interceptions, higher completion rating, and more yards. Which tends to stack QB ratings.

    The best sign of a good quarterback is their completion rating in comparison with their yards per attempt and touchdowns per attempt.

    Tony Romo is 6th in completion percentage in nfl history, 6th in yards per attempt in nfl history, 27th in touchdown percentage in nfl history.

    All of which he has done without a stellar offensive line.
  9. Sonny#9

    Sonny#9 Well-Known Member

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    I think it also shows the uselessness of the QB rating as a stat.
  10. Califan007

    Califan007 Well-Known Member

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    It's not useless at all. It just depends on how it's being used.
  11. FootballFan1

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    Yes, I agree as a Pats fan. Montana to me is the best that ever played the game as QB. He was flat out amazing and used to enjoy watching him just hit the field. Just the best. And I have never been a San Fran fan. Never, but it is a pleasure to watch the best play.

    And I also think Brady is just so underrated, no he is not Montana, but WHO was??? I sat in the Pats stadium and watched loser Bledsoe have a another losing season, he goes down (what was he 1 and 4 then) -- thanks to the Jets - and the same team goes on to win a SB with Brady. Same team. And I know the comments that will be coming, but I choose to ignore them. Same team, but the results quite different. He is a winner and worked at it to become one of the best ever.

    But Montana at number 10 is the most stupid thought that I can even believe. Duh, number 1. Period.

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    I would not go this far but, I would certainly put him on that very short list of QBs who could be in the running as the very best and that list would consist of no more then 5 if that many.

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