Editor’s note: As part of NFL’s Greatest Quarterback, fans will decide the best QB in each team’s history.
Dan Marino: Marino is regarded as one of the best quarterbacks of all time. Perhaps the only thing keeping him from the “GOAT” honor is his lack of a Super Bowl ring.
Marino led the league in passing yards five times, including three consecutive seasons from 1984 to 1986. He had a career 147-93 record with the Dolphins, but only led the team to one Super Bowl during the 1984 season.
Marino ranks second to Brett Favre in pass attempts, passing yards and total offense. Marino is the all-time leader in game-winning drives. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005.
Bob Griese: Griese led the Dolphins to two Super Bowl victories during his 14-year career.
He was a six-time Pro Bowler and two-time AFL All-Star during his time in Miami. Griese spent his entire career with the Dolphins after being selected as the No. 4 overall pick in the 1967 NFL draft.
Griese started six of Miami’s 17 games during their 1972 undefeated season, including the Super Bowl. Griese was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1990.
Jay Fiedler: Fiedler went undrafted out of Dartmouth in 1994, and bounced around the NFL and NFL Europe before finally getting a shot in 2000, beating out Damon Huard to replace Marino.
Fiedler was successful in replacing Marino, leading the Dolphins to a 36-23 record during his time in Miami. The Dolphins won two AFC East titles under Fiedler in 2000 and 2001.
David Woodley: Woodley had the unfortunate task of bridging the gap between two Pro Football Hall of Famers — Griese and Marino — but he did a respectable job, leading the Dolphins to a 27-12 record in his four-year span.
Woodley led Miami to two AFC East championships and a Super Bowl loss to the Washington Redskins during the 1982 season. Woodley went just 4-for-14 for 97 yards, one touchdown and one interception during the Dolphins’ 27-17 loss.
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