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The 16 starting quarterbacks since Daniel Snyder took ownership, and their records

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From the start of the 1999 season until now, here are the sixteen Redskins starting quarterbacks, in order:

1999 — Brad Johnson, 16 starts.
2000 — Johnson, 11 starts; Jeff George, five.
2001 — George, two starts; Tony Banks, 14.
2002 — Shane Matthews, seven starts; Patrick Ramsey, five; Danny Wuerffel, four.
2003 — Ramsey, 11 starts; Tim Hasselbeck, five.
2004 — Mark Brunell, 9 starts; Ramsey, seven.
2005 — Brunell, 15 starts; Ramsey, one.
2006 — Brunell, nine starts; Jason Campbell, seven.
2007 — Campbell, 13 starts; Todd Collins three.
2008 — Campbell, 16 starts.
2009 — Campbell, 16 starts.
2010 — Donovan McNabb, 13 starts; Rex Grossman three.
2011 — Grossman, 13 starts; John Beck three.
2012 — Robert Griffin III, 15 starts; Kirk Cousins one.
2013 — Griffin 13 starts; Cousins three.
2014 — Cousins five, Griffin five, Colt McCoy one.

Total starts since 1999:

Campbell 52
Griffin 33
Johnson 27
Ramsey 24
Brunell 24
Grossman 16
Banks 14
McNabb 13
Cousins 9
George 7
Matthews 7
Hasselbeck 5
Wuerffel 4
Collins 3
Beck 3
McCoy 1

By record and winning percentage:

Mike Jones was kind enough to compile each quarterback’s record. Here they are re-ordered by winning percentage. (updated 1:30 p.m.)

Collins 3-0 (1.000)
McCoy 1-0 (1.000)
Johnson 17-10 (.630)
Banks 8-6 (.571)
Wuerffel 2-2 (.500)
Brunell 15-18 (.455)
Matthews 3-4 (.429)
Ramsey 10-14 (.417)
Griffin 13-20 (.394)
Campbell 20-32 (.385)
McNabb 5-8 (.385)
Grossman 6-10 (.375)
Hasselbeck 1-4 (.200)
George 1-6 (.166)
Cousins 1-8 (.111)
Beck 0-3 (.000)

These have been the coaches:
1994-2000: Norv Turner
2000: Terry Robiskie (final three games)
2001: Marty Schotteheimer
2002-03: Steve Spurrier
2004-07: Joe Gibbs
2008-09: Jim Zorn
2010-13: Mike Shanahan
2014: Jay Gruden

Draw from the lists whatever conclusions you wish.

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