The NFL playoffs turn January into a proving ground for quarterbacks both young and old. Stalwarts like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers are expected to take their teams to the postseason every year and compete for the Super Bowl. They don’t always get there, though. Sometimes a young gunslinger steps up and has a miracle run that blasts them into elite territory. These are the greatest postseason quarterbacks to ever play, according to passer rating, and some of the names included might surprise you!
Bart Starr – 104.8 QB Rating
As the starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, Bart Starr appeared in six NFL postseasons. He won the Super Bowl twice, being named the MVP of the contest on both occasions. His best postseason performance came in 1966.
During the ’66 postseason, Starr started two games, completed 68.6 percent of his passes, and threw six touchdowns while averaging 277 yards per game. His passer rating was a nearly perfect 135.6. A perfect passer rating is 158.3.