Ranking the best quarterbacks in NFL history #19. Warren Moon

Warren Moon: After leaving the University of Washington, Moon spent six seasons in the CFL with the Edmonton Eskimos before coming to the NFL.  Moon played 17 years in the league for the Houston Oilers, Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs.  He found most of his success with the Oilers, but also had Pro Bowl seasons with the Vikings and Seahawks.  His best season came 1989, ’90, ’91 and ’95.

In 1989, Moon made his second of nine Pro Bowls after completing 60.3 percent of his passes for 3,631 yards and 23 touchdowns.  A year later, Moon made the Pro Bowl again after leading the league in passing yards (4,689) and touchdowns (33).  He followed that up in ’91 by leading the league in passing yards again with a career high 4,690 yards to go along with 23 touchdown passes for the 11-5 Oilers.  As a member of the Vikings in ’95, Moon completed 62.2 percent of his passes for 4,228 yards and 33 touchdownS to earn his eighth Pro Bowl selection.

For his NFL career, Moon completed 58.4 percent of his passes for 49,325 yards and 291 touchdowns while carrying the ball 543 times for 1,736 yards and 22 more scores.  Moon was inducted in the Hall of Fame 2006.


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