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Old 10-19-2012, 09:07 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by SouthStndJunkie View Post
It's just my opinion, but anyone with a career 50.1% completion percentage and a 173 TD to 220 INT ratio shouldn't be in this list.

Namath's all time won/loss record is also under .500 at 62-63-4.

Maybe I would feel different had a I seen him play growing up and saw his impact in the game in that era.

You can't tell the history of the AFL/NFL without talking about him, but I don't think he should be in consideration for the Mount Rushmore of QBs.

again, depends on the criteria.....he gave the AFL credibility which led to the merger with NFL which created the new national past time and helped usher in higher salaries for the players.....

Sure his numbers weren't that great compared to the ones being put up by every QB today...but the leagues were alot different then than they are now....

to hit on half your passes was actually pretty good back in the day as DB's and LB's were allowed to knock your WR's down throughout the whole route practically, and linemen protecting you weren't allowed to use their hands when pass blocking, etc.....

Just one man's opinion...
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