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5 Best Dual-Threat Quarterbacks in NFL History

5 Best Dual-Threat Quarterbacks in NFL History

5 Best Dual-Threat Quarterbacks in NFL History

While he did not win Super Bowl LV, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has the potential to be one of the greatest dual-threat quarterbacks in NFL history. With 14,152 career yards in the air and 808 on the ground, he is well on his way.

While there are more in today's game, a quarterback who is a threat with both his arm and his feet is truly special and has been wowing fans well before Mahomes or Lamar Jackson arrived on the scene. Mahomes and Jackson have already been named league MVPs in their short careers but neither has done enough quite yet to make this list of the five dual-threat quarterbacks who have captivated us the most.

5. Cam Newton*

Career: Nine seasons (2011-present)

Passing: 31,698 yards, 190 touchdowns

Rushing: 5,398 yards, 70 touchdowns

With his unique combination of size, speed, and accuracy, Newton is one of the most physically gifted quarterbacks to ever play the game and his 2015 season is one of the best in NFL history. Both his 1,071 rushing attempts and 70 touchdowns are career records for a quarterback.