The Worst Quarterbacks to Play in a Super Bowl Malcolm Emmons/USA TODAY Sports

9. Earl Morrall

Years Played: 1956-1976
Teams: San Francisco 49ers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions, New York Giants, Baltimore Colts, Miami Dolphins
Super Bowl Stats: SB III: 6-17, 71 YDS, 0 TD, 3 INT, SB V: 7-15, 147 YDS, 0 TD, 1 INT
Career Stats: Record: 63-37-3, 74.1 QBR, 809 yards, 161 TD, 148 INT

Named the 1968 AP NFL MVP, Earl Morrall only found the limelight as a result of an injury to Colts legend Johnny Unitas. After he took over the team in '68 he led the Colts to a 13-1 record and a trip to Super Bowl III. Then it all fell apart as Morrall went 6-17 for just 71 yards along with three interceptions, en route to a 16-7 loss to Joe Namath and the underdog Jets. Morrall would return to the show a few years later, again replacing an injured Unitas in Super Bowl V, this time however, he would not be denied victory. His numbers weren't much better, but he managed to propel the Colts to a 16-13 victory over the Cowboys. Call it luck to be backing up Unitas, but Morrall did his job, and despite his sub-par performances, he's got a ring to show for his troubles.

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