Top 50 NFL Quarterbacks for Career Touchdown Passes Before 2000

Rank Quarterback Years Played Touchdown Passes
1 Dan Marinoicon 1983-1999 420
2 Fran Tarkenton 1961-1978 342
3 John Elway 1983-1998 300
4 Warren Moon 1984-2000 291
5 Johnny Unitas 1956-1973 290
6 Joe Montana 1979-1994 273
7 Dave Krieg 1980-1998 261
8 Brett Favre 1991-2000 255
9 Sonny Jurgensen 1957-1974 255
10 Dan Fouts 1973-1987 254
11 Boomer Esiason 1984-1997 247
12 John Hadl 1962-1977 244
13 Y.A. Tittle 1948-1964 242
14 Len Dawson 1957-1975 239
15 Jim Kelly 1986-1996 237
16 George Blanda 1949-1975 236
17 Steve Young 1985-1999 232
18 Vinny Testaverde 1987-2000 226
19 John Brodie 1957-1973 214
20 Terry Bradshaw 1970-1983 212
21 Jim Hart 1966-1984 209
22 Randall Cunningham 1985-2000 204
23 Jim Everett 1986-1997 203
24 Roman Gabriel 1962-1977 201
25 Phil Simms 1979-1993 199
26 Ken Anderson 1971-1986 197
27 Steve DeBerg 1978-1998 196
28 Joe Ferguson 1973-1990 196
29 Bobby Layne 1948-1962 196
30 Norm Snead 1961-1976 196
31 Ken Stabler 1970-1984 194
32 Bob Griese 1967-1980 192
33 Sammy Baugh 1937-1952 187
34 Craig Morton 1965-1982 183
35 Steve Grogan 1975-1990 182
36 Ron Jaworski 1974-1989 179
37 Babe Parilli 1952-1969 178
38 Otto Graham 1946-1955 174
39 Charlie Conerly 1948-1961 173
40 Joe Namath 1965-1977 173
41 Norm Van Brocklin 1949-1960 173
42 Charley Johnson 1961-1975 170
43 Troy Aikman 1989-2000 165
44 Drew Bledsoe 1993-2000 164
45 Daryle Lamonica 1963-1974 164
46 Jim Plunkett 1971-1986 164
47 Earl Morrall 1956-1976 161
48 Joe Theismann 1974-1985 160
49 Tommy Kramer 1977-1990 159
50 Steve Bartkowski 1975-1986 156
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Miami Dolphins Quarterback Dan Marino
Dan Marino
Fran Tarkenton Scrambles Against the Cowboys
Fran Tarkenton
Warren Moon 1990 Houston Oilers
Warren Moon
Earl Morrall Baltimore Colts NFL MVP of 1968
Earl Morrall
Jets quarterback Vinny Testaverde
Vinny Testaverde
Sam Baugh Quarterback, Washington Redskins 1937-1952
Sam Baugh
LA Rams Quarterback Roman Gabriel
Roman Gabriel
John Brodie San Francisco 49ers QB in 1965
John Brodie

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