Which QB played the most NFL games? exploring list of players by league games played

When it comes to Tom Terrific, through his iconic 23 seasons, this quarterback has smashed almost every powerful record within the NFL era. And this fact goes well for claiming the first position as the quarterback with the most NFL games.

Let’s have a look at the list of the Top-5 QB who played the most NFL games.

Which QB played the most NFL games?

Here remains the list of the QB who had played the most games as a starting quarterback:

1. Tom Brady

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Team: Final seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)

NFL Draft: 2000/ Round: 6 / Pick: 199

With 335 games, Tom Brady stand on the top of the list who spend most of his 20 seasons with the New England Patriot and the final three with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

2. Brett Favre


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Team: Final season with the Minnesota Vikings

Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

NFL Draft: 1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33

With 302 games in his hands as a starting quarterback, Brett Favre occupies the second position on the list. This former footballer spent his 20 seasons in NFL most of which was with the Green Bay Packers.

3. Drew Brees

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Team: Final season with New Orleans Saints

Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)

NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32

Drew Bress is a retired footballer who played 287 games as a quarterback and took a break from his playing career in 2020. Currently, he is engaged with Purdue as an assistant football coach.

4. Peyton Manning

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Team: Final season with the Denver Broncos

Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)

NFL Draft: 1998 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1

This former NFL star is one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time who has played 266 games as a quarterback during his tenure.

5. Earl Morrall

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Team: Final season with the Miami Dolphins (1972–1976)

Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)

NFL Draft: 1956 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2

Earl Morrall was a professional footballer who died at the age of 74 in 2014. He has a record of opening 255 games as a quarterback which leads him to the fifth position. After getting drafted in 1956, he played with numerous teams including the San Francisco 49ers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions, New York Giants, Baltimore Colts, and Miami Dolphins.

This footballers’ name remain ever fresh in the history of the NFL for their long successful tenure within the league. And their achievements bear the force of inspiration for the upcoming young athletes who are toiling day and night to make their own space in the history.


Golenur Aktar

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Golenur Aktar is a writer and made her debut in the 'Pen & Paper' industry holding the hands of Sportszion. She ignited her writing craze from Biography articles and now writes about NFL.


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