Best of the Packers: Top 10 quarterbacks since 1960

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3. Bart Starr (1956-71)

Bart Starr began an association with the Green Bay Packers that continues to this day when he was selected in the 17th round of the 1956 NFL Draft out of Alabama.

Starr was a part-time starter before taking the reins for good during the 1960 season, when the Packers reached the NFL title game and Starr made his first Pro Bowl.

A four-time Pro Bowler and an All-Pro in 1966, Starr was also named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player that season, completing an NFL-best 62.2 percent of his passes for 2,257 yards and 14 touchdowns against just three interceptions for a league-best 105.0 passer rating.

Starr followed that up by winning MVP honors in the first Super Bowl, repeating the feat in 1967 as he led Green Bay to its fifth title with him at the helm.

Starr led the NFL in completion percentage and passer rating three times and in yards per attempt twice before retiring during the 1971 season.

He played 196 games and started 157, with Green Bay posting a 94-57-6 record in those games. He completed 57.4 percent of his throws for 24,718 yards and 152 touchdowns with 138 interceptions in 16 seasons, compiling a passer rating of 80.5.

Green Bay was 9-1 in his 10 career playoff starts, winning the last nine in a row. He had 15 touchdown passes and just three interceptions in 213 postseason attempts.

Starr is third in Packers history with 24,718 yards, 152 touchdown passes and 138 interceptions. His 80.5 passer rating is also third among passers with at least 1,000 attempts.

He was inducted into the Packers and Pro Football halls of fame in 1977 and was also a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s All-1960s team.

One of six Packers to have his uniform number retired, Starr was an assistant coach for the Packers from 1972-74 and was promoted to head coach in 1975.

In nine seasons as coach, the Packers were 52-76-3 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs.

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