Super Bowl winning quarterbacks
A look back at every NFL starting quarterback who won a Super Bowl.
Joe Montana(Credit: AP)
JOE MONTANA, San Francisco 49ers
Super Bowl XVI, XIX, XXIII, XXIV
Montana won all four of his Super Bowl appearances and was named the MVP three times. The only Super Bowl Montana was not named the MVP was XXIII, although he did lead a 92-yard drive with just under three minutes left in the game to beat the Bengals.
Terry Bradshaw(Credit: AP)
TERRY BRADSHAW, Pittsburgh Steelers
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl IX, X, XIII, XIV
In just six years Bradshaw won four Super Bowl titles with the Steelers, becoming the first quarterback to win three and four Super Bowl rings. Bradshaw was named the MVP of Super Bowl XIII and XIV.
Tom Brady(Credit: AP)
TOM BRADY, New England Patriots
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLIX
Brady won the Super Bowl in his first season over the St. Louis Rams and also won the MVP of the game. He led the Pats down the field setting up the game-winning field goal. He won back-to-back Super Bowls in 2005-06 beating the Panthers and Eagles. In Super Bowl XLIX, Brady again was named MVP as he went 37-for-50 for 328 yards and four touchdowns. He threw two fourth-quarter TDs as the Patriots erased a 10-point deficit.
Troy Aikman(Credit: AP)
TROY AIKMAN, Dallas Cowboys
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XXVII, XXVIII, XXX
Aikman led the Cowboys to three Super Bowl wins in four years between 1993-1996. Against the Bills in Super Bowl XXVII, Aikman passed for 273 yards and threw four touchdowns on his way to being named the MVP of the game.
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ELI MANNING, New York Giants
Super Bowl XLII, XLVI
Manning was twice named the Super Bowl MVP as he twice led the Giants to come-from-behind wins over the Patriots. In Super Bowl XLII, there was Manning's throw and David Tyree's "helmet catch" that led to the game-winning TD catch by Plaxico Burress. In Super Bowl XLVI, Manning was 30-for-40 for 296 yards and a TD.
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JIM PLUNKETT, Oakland/L.A. Raiders
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XV, XVIII
Plunkett won both of his Super Bowl appearances in 1981 and 1984. He was named the Super Bowl XV MVP in a 27-10 win over the Eagles. Plunkett completed 13 of 21 passes for 261 yards and three touchdowns becoming only the second Heisman Trophy winner to be named Super Bowl MVP after Roger Staubach.
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MARK RYPIEN, Washington Redskins
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XXVI
Rypien completed 18 of 33 passes for 292 yards and two touchdowns against the Bills in Super Bowl XXVI. Rypien was named the MVP for his effort.
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BOB GRIESE, Miami Dolphins
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl VII, VIII
Griese won back-to-back Lombardi trophies in 1973 and 1974. Griese only threw for 88 yards and a touchdown in VII against the Redskins. In VIII, Griese was only 6-for-7 for 73 yards. The seven pass attempts were the fewest ever thrown by a team in the Super Bowl.
Roger Staubach(Credit: AP)
ROGER STAUBACH, Dallas Cowboys
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl VI, XII
Staubach was named the Super Bowl VI MVP in a 24-3 win over the Dolphins. He threw 12 out of 19 passes for 119 yards and threw 2 touchdown passes. Staubach led the Cowboys to another win five years later over the Broncos.
Jim McMahon(Credit: AP )
JIM MCMAHON, Chicago Bears
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XX
McMahon and the Bears pounded the Packers in Super Bowl XX, 46-10. McMahon completed 12 out of 20 passes for 256 yards and became the first quarterback to rush for two touchdowns in a Super Bowl. McMahon was a backup to Brett Favre in their Super Bowl win over the Patriots in XXXI.
BEN ROETHLISBERGER, Pittsburgh Steelers
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XL, XLIII
Big Ben did not play up to expectations in his first Super Bowl win over the Seattle Seahawks. In Super Bowl XLIII, against the Cardinals, Roethlisberger was much more effective going 21-for-30 with 256 yard passing and one touchdown.
John Elway(Credit: AP)
JOHN ELWAY, Denver Broncos
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XXXII, XXXIII
Elway lost the first three Super Bowls he played in, then ended his career with back-to-back Lombardi trophies. In XXVI, Elway won the MVP after throwing for 456 yards and 21 touchdowns.
Bart Starr(Credit: Los Angeles Times)
BART STARR, Green Bay Packers
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl I, II
Along with the legendary Vince Lombardi, Bart Starr won the first two Super Bowls for the Packers. Starr was the MVP of both games. In I, he threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns. In II, for 202 yards and one touchdown.
Phil Simms(Credit: AP )
PHIL SIMMS, New York Giants
Super Bowl wins: Super Bowl XXI
Simms was the Super Bowl MVP in the Giants first ever appearance in the big game. Simms was 22-for-25 for 268 yards and three touchdowns against the Broncos. Simms did not play in Super Bowl XXV because of a broken foot that he suffered a few weeks before the playoffs. The Giants would end up beating the Bills, 20-19.
Steve Young(Credit: Los Angeles Times/Paul Morse)
STEVE YOUNG, San Francisco 49ers
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XXIX
Young was named the MVP of Super Bowl XXIX for completing 24 out of 36 passes for 325 yards, and was also the top rusher of the game with 49 yards. He was on the 49ers' roster for Super Bowls XXIII and XXIV. Young was 2-for-3 in the 55-10 rout of Denver in Super Bowl XXIV.
Russell Wilson(Credit: AP / Julio Cortez)
RUSSELL WILSON, Seattle Seahawks
Super Bowl wins: Super Bowl XLVIII
Wilson didn't blow anyone away in Super Bowl XLVIII, but he played well enough and didn't turn the ball over. He went 18-of-25 passing for 206 yards and two touchdowns and added 26 rushing yards on three carries.
Joe Flacco(Credit: AP)
JOE FLACCO, Baltimore Ravens
Super Bowl wins: XLVII
Flacco completed 22 of 33 passes for 287 yards and three touchdowns en route to winning Super Bowl MVP in the Ravens' 34-31 win over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII.
Drew Brees(Credit: AP)
DREW BREES, New Orleans Saints
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XLIV
Brees completed 32 of 39 passes for 288 yards and two touchdowns to win the MVP award.
Aaron Rodgers(Credit: MCT )
AARON RODGERS, Green Bay Packers
Super Bowl XLV
Rodgers won the MVP award for the game after throwing for 304 yards and three touchdowns on 24-for-39 passing.
Ken Stabler(Credit: AP)
KEN STABLER, Oakland Raiders
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XI
Stabler was 12-for-19 with 180 yards and a touchdown as his Raiders defeated the Minnesota Vikings, 32-14.
Brad Johnson(Credit: AP)
BRAD JOHNSON, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XXXVII
Johnson and Tampa Bay defeated the Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII by a score of 48-21. Johnson was 18-for-34 with 215 yards, two touchdowns and one pick. Most of the credit for this win goes to Tampa's head coach Jon Gruden who coached the Raiders the year before.
Jeff Hostetler(Credit: AP )
JEFF HOSTETLER, New York Giants
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XXV
A few weeks before the playoffs, Phil Simms broke his foot forcing Hostetler to guide the team. Hostetler propelled the Giants in Super Bowl XXV where they beat the Bills in what has become known as "the wide-right game." Hoss was 20-for-32 with 222 yards, with one touchdown.
Len Dawson(Credit: AP )
LEN DAWSON, Kansas City Chiefs
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl IV
Len Dawson was named the MVP of IV for leading a 23-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings. Dawson threw for 142 yards and one touchdown, famously to flanker Otis Taylor.
DOUG WILLIAMS, Washington Redskins
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XXII
Williams and the Redskins were down 10-0 after the first quarter against the Broncos. The Redskins erupted for 35 points in the second quarter on their way to 42-10 win. Williams was named the MVP for throwing 18 of 29 passes for 340 yards and four touchdowns.
Trent Dilfer(Credit: AP)
TRENT DILFER, Baltimore Ravens
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XXXV
Dilfer passed for 153 yards and one touchdown against the Giants. He didn't have to do much work with a powerful running game and an even more powerful defense.
Joe Theisman(Credit: AP)
JOE THEISMANN, Washington Redskins
Super Bowl XVII
Theisman was 15-for-23 for 143 yards and two touchdowns and two interceptions as the Redskins beat the Dolphins, 27-17. His 6-yard TD pass to Charlie Brown with two minutes left gave Washington the 10-point lead.
Brett Favre(Credit: AP)
BRETT FAVRE, Green Bay Packers
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl XXXI
Favre led the Packers to a 35-21 victory of the New England Patriots. Favre was 14-for-27 for 247 yards and two touchdowns. The very next year Favre and the Packers lost Super Bowl XXXII to the Denver Broncos.
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KURT WARNER, St. Louis Rams
Super Bowl wins: Super Bowl XXXIV
Warner had a monster game against the Titans en-route to being named the MVP. He went 24-for-45 with 414 yards and two touchdowns. The 414 passing yards and 45 attempts without an interception were both Super Bowl records.
Joe Namath(Credit: NFL/Tony Tomsic)
JOE NAMATH, New York Jets
Super Bowls won: Super Bowl III
"Broadway Joe" guaranteed a win for the Jets over the Baltimore Colts. Namath made good on his guarantee and was named the Super Bowl MVP, throwing 17 out of 28 passes for 206 yards.