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Marino, Favre, Elway, Montana

Posted by Doug on August 25, 2006

This is the quarterback edition of what I did yesterday with Emmitt Smith and Walter Payton and the day before with Jerry Rice.

Dan Marino


Player PYD TD INT RSH YD TD
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1. John Elway 51475 300 226 774 3407 33
2. Warren Moon 49325 291 233 543 1736 22
3. Vinny Testaverde 45252 269 261 413 1647 15
4. Joe Montana 40551 273 139 457 1676 20
5. Boomer Esiason 37920 247 184 447 1598 7
6. Dave Krieg 38147 261 199 417 1261 13
7. Steve Young 33124 232 107 722 4239 43
8. Jim Kelly 35467 237 175 304 1049 7
9. Jim Everett 34837 203 175 257 596 4
10. Randall Cunningham 29979 207 134 775 4928 35
11. Phil Simms 33462 199 157 349 1252 6
12. Even-year Dan 32688 235 131 150 56 2
13. Rich Gannon 28743 180 104 520 2454 21
14. Jim Harbaugh 26288 129 117 560 2787 18
15. Odd-year Dan 28673 185 121 151 31 7

Shown here are the number of 3000-yard passing seasons. Then come the postseason statistics. SBR is Super Bowl rings. PB is Pro Bowl appearances.


Player 3000yd G PYD TD IN RsYd TD SBR PB
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1. John Elway | 12 | 22 4964 27 21 461 6 | 2 | 9
2. Warren Moon | 9 | 10 2834 17 14 114 0 | 0 | 9
3. Vinny Testaverde | 6 | 6 1329 6 5 17 0 | 0 | 2
4. Joe Montana | 8 | 23 5772 44 21 310 2 | 4 | 8
5. Boomer Esiason | 7 | 5 600 4 3 105 1 | 0 | 4
6. Dave Krieg | 6 | 12 1895 11 10 20 1 | 0 | 3
7. Steve Young | 6 | 20 3326 20 13 585 8 | 2 | 7
8. Jim Kelly | 8 | 17 3863 20 28 161 0 | 0 | 4
9. Jim Everett | 7 | 5 1120 7 11 43 0 | 0 | 1
10. Randall Cunningham | 5 | 12 2426 12 9 273 2 | 0 | 4
11. Phil Simms | 6 | 10 1679 10 6 68 0 | 1 | 2
12. Even-year Dan | 7 | 11 2977 23 12 0 1 | 0 | 4
13. Rich Gannon | 4 | 10 1691 11 9 117 1 | 0 | 4
14. Jim Harbaugh | 1 | 5 906 6 5 119 1 | 0 | 1
15. Odd-year Dan | 6 | 7 1533 9 12 1 0 | 0 | 5

Odd-year Dan has no chance. Even-year Dan looks pretty similar to, but a little better than, Boomer Esiason. He would be a longshot to get into the Hall.

Let's run a few more quarterbacks. I'll just post the numbers and let you make the judgements.

Brett Favre


Player PYD TD INT RSH YD TD
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1. Vinny Testaverde 45252 269 261 413 1647 15
2. Drew Bledsoe 43447 244 198 377 736 8
3. Kerry Collins 33635 173 166 324 624 9
4. Troy Aikman 32942 165 141 327 1016 9
5. Mark Brunell 30037 174 102 496 2399 15
6. Rich Gannon 28743 180 104 520 2454 21
7. Steve McNair 27141 156 102 612 3451 36
8. Chris Chandler 28484 170 146 371 1310 12
9. Jim Harbaugh 26288 129 117 560 2787 18
10. Jeff George 27602 154 113 168 307 2
11. Odd-year Brett 26837 198 143 257 859 6
12. Even-year Brett 26778 198 112 246 886 6
13. Brad Johnson 25798 155 102 240 581 7
14. Steve Beuerlein 24046 147 112 225 496 5
15. Jeff Blake 21711 134 99 418 2027 14


Player 3000yd G PYD TD IN RsYd TD SBR PB
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1. Vinny Testaverde | 6 | 6 1329 6 5 17 0 | 0 | 2
2. Drew Bledsoe | 9 | 7 1335 6 12 7 0 | 0 | 4
3. Kerry Collins | 6 | 7 1279 12 10 30 0 | 0 | 1
4. Troy Aikman | 5 | 16 3849 24 17 87 1 | 3 | 6
5. Mark Brunell | 6 | 11 1833 11 11 147 0 | 0 | 3
6. Rich Gannon | 4 | 10 1691 11 9 117 1 | 0 | 4
7. Steve McNair | 5 | 9 1591 6 9 349 6 | 0 | 2
8. Chris Chandler | 1 | 3 728 4 4 52 0 | 0 | 2
9. Jim Harbaugh | 1 | 5 906 6 5 119 1 | 0 | 1
10. Jeff George | 3 | 3 1001 9 3 7 0 | 0 | 0
11. Odd-year Brett | 7 | 12 3057 24 16 25 0 | 0 | 5
12. Even-year Brett | 7 | 8 1845 9 10 48 1 | 1 | 3
13. Brad Johnson | 5 | 7 1403 7 12 29 1 | 1 | 2
14. Steve Beuerlein | 3 | 3 271 1 1 5 0 | 1 | 1
15. Jeff Blake | 2 | 0 0 0 0 0 0 | 0 | 1

John Elway


Player PYD TD INT RSH YD TD
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1. Dan Marino 61361 420 252 301 87 9
2. Warren Moon 49325 291 233 543 1736 22
3. Vinny Testaverde 45252 269 261 413 1647 15
4. Joe Montana 40551 273 139 457 1676 20
5. Boomer Esiason 37920 247 184 447 1598 7
6. Dave Krieg 38147 261 199 417 1261 13
7. Steve Young 33124 232 107 722 4239 43
8. Jim Kelly 35467 237 175 304 1049 7
9. Jim Everett 34837 203 175 257 596 4
10. Randall Cunningham 29979 207 134 775 4928 35
11. Phil Simms 33462 199 157 349 1252 6
12. Rich Gannon 28743 180 104 520 2454 21
13. Jim Harbaugh 26288 129 117 560 2787 18
14. Odd-year John 26691 157 114 383 1749 16
15. Even-year John 24784 143 112 391 1658 17


Player 3000yd G PYD TD IN RsYd TD SBR PB
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1. Dan Marino | 13 | 18 4510 32 24 1 1 | 0 | 9
2. Warren Moon | 9 | 10 2834 17 14 114 0 | 0 | 9
3. Vinny Testaverde | 6 | 6 1329 6 5 17 0 | 0 | 2
4. Joe Montana | 8 | 23 5772 44 21 310 2 | 4 | 8
5. Boomer Esiason | 7 | 5 600 4 3 105 1 | 0 | 4
6. Dave Krieg | 6 | 12 1895 11 10 20 1 | 0 | 3
7. Steve Young | 6 | 20 3326 20 13 585 8 | 2 | 7
8. Jim Kelly | 8 | 17 3863 20 28 161 0 | 0 | 4
9. Jim Everett | 7 | 5 1120 7 11 43 0 | 0 | 1
10. Randall Cunningham | 5 | 12 2426 12 9 273 2 | 0 | 4
11. Phil Simms | 6 | 10 1679 10 6 68 0 | 1 | 2
12. Rich Gannon | 4 | 10 1691 11 9 117 1 | 0 | 4
13. Jim Harbaugh | 1 | 5 906 6 5 119 1 | 0 | 1
14. Odd-year John | 7 | 14 3058 17 14 280 3 | 1 | 5
15. Even-year John | 5 | 8 1906 10 7 181 3 | 1 | 4

Joe Montana


Player PYD TD INT RSH YD TD
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1. Dan Marino 61361 420 252 301 87 9
2. John Elway 51475 300 226 774 3407 33
3. Dave Krieg 38147 261 199 417 1261 13
4. Phil Simms 33462 199 157 349 1252 6
5. Steve Deberg 34241 196 204 204 200 7
6. Steve Grogan 26886 182 208 445 2176 35
7. Tommy Kramer 24777 159 158 214 531 8
8. Steve Bartkowski 24124 156 144 178 239 11
9. Neil Lomax 22771 136 90 222 969 10
10. Jim Zorn 21115 111 141 322 1504 17
11. Danny White 21959 155 132 159 482 8
12. Richard Todd 20610 124 161 259 932 14
13. Even-year Joe 20608 130 74 217 690 9
14. Odd-year Joe 19943 143 65 240 986 11
15. Jim McMahon 18148 100 90 338 1631 16


Player 3000yd G PYD TD IN RsYd TD SBR PB
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1. Dan Marino | 13 | 18 4510 32 24 1 1 | 0 | 9
2. John Elway | 12 | 22 4964 27 21 461 6 | 2 | 9
3. Dave Krieg | 6 | 12 1895 11 10 20 1 | 0 | 3
4. Phil Simms | 6 | 10 1679 10 6 68 0 | 1 | 2
5. Steve Deberg | 3 | 4 511 3 3 -5 0 | 0 | 0
6. Steve Grogan | 1 | 4 571 3 7 54 0 | 0 | 0
7. Tommy Kramer | 5 | 5 880 3 7 18 0 | 0 | 1
8. Steve Bartkowski | 3 | 4 792 5 8 3 0 | 0 | 2
9. Neil Lomax | 4 | 1 385 2 2 9 0 | 0 | 2
10. Jim Zorn | 3 | 3 134 2 2 2 0 | 0 | 0
11. Danny White | 4 | 13 2284 15 16 15 0 | 1 | 1
12. Richard Todd | 3 | 4 1026 4 12 32 0 | 0 | 0
13. Even-year Joe | 3 | 10 2572 19 10 198 1 | 2 | 2
14. Odd-year Joe | 5 | 13 3200 25 11 112 1 | 2 | 6
15. Jim McMahon | 0 | 8 1112 5 4 77 3 | 1 | 1

Tom Brady

You could divide Brady's career into 367 separate careers --- one for each pass he has attempted in the postseason. Each of them, on its own, would be sufficient for Hall of Fame enshrinement.

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