Special Report

The Best Quarterback The Year You Were Born

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1965. John Brodie, San Francisco 49ers
> Quarterback rating: 95.3
> Passing yards: 3,112
> Passing touchdowns: 30
> Postseason success No
> Honors: Pro Bowl

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1966. Bart Starr, Green Bay Packers
> Quarterback rating: 105.0
> Passing yards: 2,257
> Passing touchdowns: 14
> Postseason success Won Super Bowl
> Honors: MVP, All-Pro, Pro Bowl

1967. Sonny Jurgensen, Washington Redskins
> Quarterback rating: 87.3
> Passing yards: 3,747
> Passing touchdowns: 31
> Postseason success No
> Honors: Pro Bowl

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1968. Earl Morrall, Baltimore Colts
> Quarterback rating: 93.2
> Passing yards: 2,909
> Passing touchdowns: 26
> Postseason success Lost Super Bowl
> Honors: MVP, All-Pro, Pro Bowl

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1969. Roman Gabriel, Los Angeles Rams
> Quarterback rating: 86.8
> Passing yards: 2,549
> Passing touchdowns: 24
> Postseason success Lost divisional round
> Honors: MVP, All-Pro, Pro Bowl

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1970. John Brodie, San Francisco 49ers
> Quarterback rating: 93.8
> Passing yards: 2,941
> Passing touchdowns: 24
> Postseason success Lost NFC Championship Game
> Honors: MVP, All-Pro, Pro Bowl

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1971. Roger Staubach, Dallas Cowboys
> Quarterback rating: 104.8
> Passing yards: 1,882
> Passing touchdowns: 15
> Postseason success Won Super Bowl
> Honors: Pro Bowl

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1972. Earl Morrall, Miami Dolphins
> Quarterback rating: 91.0
> Passing yards: 1,360
> Passing touchdowns: 11
> Postseason success Won Super Bowl
> Honors: All-Pro

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1973. John Hadl, Los Angeles Rams
> Quarterback rating: 88.8
> Passing yards: 2,008
> Passing touchdowns: 22
> Postseason success Lost divisional round
> Honors: All-Pro, Pro Bowl

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1974. Ken Stabler, Oakland Raiders
> Quarterback rating: 94.9
> Passing yards: 2,468
> Passing touchdowns: 26
> Postseason success Lost AFC Championship game
> Honors: