Super Bowl: Ranking All the Big Game-Winning Quarterbacks By Performance

Bobby ChristensenContributor IFebruary 8, 2011

Super Bowl: Ranking All the Big Game-Winning Quarterbacks By Performance

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    With the conclusion of Super Bowl XLV, Aaron Rodgers has been crowned as the latest Super Bowl winning quarterback to hoist the Lombardi trophy after he led the Green Bay Packers past the Pittsburgh Steelers.

    Even though there have been a total of 45 Super Bowl games played, we have only seen 29 quarterbacks with the honor of leading his team to the ultimate championship of football. Here is how each of them rank in their individual performances on the big stage.

29. Earl Morrall

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    Earl Morrall won one Super Bowl game in his two appearances.

    He completed 40.6 percent of his passes for 218 yards.

    Earl had zero touchdowns and four interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 12.24.

    *Ranked last in completion percentage, touchdown percentage, interception percentage, and passer rating.

28. Joe Theismann

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    Joe Theismann won one Super Bowl game in his two appearances.

    He completed 53.5 percent of his passes for 386 yards.

    Joe had two touchdowns and four interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 57.11.

27. John Elway

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    John Elway won two Super Bowl games in his five appearances.

    He completed 50.0 percent of his passes for 1128 yards.

    John had three touchdowns and eight interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 59.32

26. Ben Roethlisberger

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    Ben Roethlisberger won two Super Bowl games in his three appearances.

    He completed 60.4 percent of his passes for 642 yards.

    Ben had three touchdowns and five interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 69.94.

25. Bob Griese

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    Bob Griese won two Super Bowl games in his three appearances.

    He completed 63.4 percent of his passes for 295 yards.

    Bob had one touchdown and two interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 72.71.

    *Ranked last in yards per game

24. Trent Dilfer

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    Trent Dilfer won one Super Bowl game in his one appearance.

    He completed 48.0 percent of his passes for 153 yards.

    Trent had one touchdown and zero interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 80.92.

    *Ranked last in yards per attempt

23.Brad Johnson

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    Brad Johnson won one Super Bowl game in his one appearance.

    He completed 52.9 percent of his passes for 215 yards.

    Brad had two touchdowns and one interception.

    He had a passer rating of 79.90.

22. Joe Namath

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    Joe Namath won one Super Bowl game in his one appearance.

    He completed 60.7 percent of his passes for 206 yards.

    Joe had zero touchdowns and zero interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 83.33.

21. Len Dawson

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    Len Dawson won one Super Bowl game in his two appearances.

    He completed 63.6 percent of his passes for 353 yards.

    Len had two touchdowns and two interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 84.75.

20. Roger Staubach

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    Roger Staubach won two Super Bowl games in his four appearances.

    He completed 62.2 percent of his passes for 734 yards.

    Roger had eight touchdowns and four interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 95.37.

19. Peyton Manning

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    Peyton Manning won one Super Bowl game in his two appearances.

    He completed 67.5 percent of his passes for 580 yards.

    Peyton had two touchdowns and two interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 85.42.

18. Jeff Hostetler

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    Jeff Hostetler won one Super Bowl game in his one appearance.

    He completed 62.5 percent of his passes for 222 yards.

    Jeff had one touchdown and zero interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 93.49.

17. Eli Manning

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    Eli Manning won one Super Bowl game in his one appearance.

    He completed 55.9 percent of his passes for 255 yards.

    Eli had two touchdowns and one interception.

    He had a passer rating of 87.25.

16. Brett Favre

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    Brett Favre won one Super Bowl game in his two appearances.

    He completed 56.5 percent of his passes for 502 yards.

    Brett had five touchdowns and one interception.

    He had a passer rating of 97.61.

15. Tom Brady

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    Tom Brady won three Super Bowl games in his four appearances.

    He completed 64.1 percent of his passes for 1001 yards.

    Tom had seven touchdowns and one interception.

    He had a passer rating of 94.52.

14. Kurt Warner

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    Kurt Warner won one Super Bowl game in his three appearances.

    He completed 62.9 percent of his passes for 1156 yards.

    Kurt had six touchdowns and three interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 96.65.

    *Ranked last in win percentage; Ranked first in yards per game

13. Mark Rypien

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    Mark Rypien won one Super Bowl game in his one appearance.

    He completed 54.6 percent of his passes for 292 yards.

    Mark had two touchdowns and one interception.

    He had a passer rating of 91.98.

12. Jim McMahon

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    Jim McMahon won one Super Bowl game in his one appearance.

    He completed 60.0 percent of his passes for 256 yards.

    Jim had zero touchdowns and zero interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 105.42.

    *Ranked first in yards per attempt

11. Ken Stabler

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    Ken Stabler won one Super Bowl game in his one appearance.

    He completed 63.2 percent of his passes for 180 yards.

    Ken had one touchdown and zero interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 111.73.

10. Bart Starr

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    Bart Starr won two Super Bowl games in his two appearances.

    He completed 61.7 percent of his passes for 452 yards.

    Bart had three touchdowns and one interception.

    He had a passer rating of 105.98.

9. Terry Bradshaw

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    Terry Bradshaw won four Super Bowl games in his four appearances.

    He completed 58.3 percent of his passes for 932 yards.

    Terry had nine touchdowns and four interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 112.80.

8. Aaron Rodgers

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    Aaron Rodgers won one Super Bowl game in his one appearance.

    He completed 61.5 percent of his passes for 304 yards.

    Aaron had three touchdowns and zero interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 111.49.

7. Drew Brees

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    Drew Brees won one Super Bowl game in his one appearance.

    He completed 82.1 percent of his passes for 288 yards.

    Drew had two touchdowns and zero interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 118.32.

6. Troy Aikman

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    Troy Aikman won three Super Bowl games in his three appearances.

    He completed 70.0 percent of his passes for 689 yards.

    Troy had five touchdowns and one interception.

    He had a passer rating of 111.93.

5. Jim Plunkett

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    Jim Plunkett won two Super Bowl games in his two appearances.

    He completed 63.0 percent of his passes for 340 yards.

    Jim had four touchdowns and zero interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 122.83.

4. Doug Williams

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    Doug Williams won one Super Bowl game in his one appearance.

    He completed 62.1 percent of his passes for 340 yards.

    Doug had four touchdowns and one interception.

    He had a passer rating of 134.27.

3. Steve Young

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    Steve Young won two Super Bowl games in his two appearances.

    He completed 66.7 percent of his passes for 345 yards.

    Steve had six touchdowns and zero interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 145.78.

    *Ranked first in touchdown percentage

2. Phil Simms

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    Phil Simms won one Super Bowl game in his one appearance.

    He completed 88.0 percent of his passes for 268 yards.

    Phil had three touchdowns and zero interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 160.08.

    *Ranked firs in completion percentage and passer rating

1. Joe Montana

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    Joe Montana won four Super Bowl games in his four appearances.

    He completed 68.0 percent of his passes for 1142 yards.

    Joe had eleven touchdowns and zero interceptions.

    He had a passer rating of 127.83.

    *Ranked first in win percentage and interception percentage