- 11/20/2010, 03:52PM ET
Mr. Nice Guy: Barry's a HOFer said 11/20, 03:52 PM
Let's kick this off old school.
Top 10 NFL QB's Pre-1980!
1) Otto Graham
2) Sammy Baugh
3) Johnny Unitas
4) Fran Tarkentan
5) Roger Staubach
6) Sid Luckman
7) Terry Bradshaw
8) Bart Star
9) Sonny Jurgenson
10) Norm Van Brocklin
Remembers Grogan said 11/21, 01:48 PM
Good List Hound.
Here is mine:
So, 1 deletion, and two tweaks. Cases could be made for two others, but for this TD, lets keep it to three.
Unitas over Baugh: Clearly, Baugh was the better Football Player to his peers. I mean, punting, playing DB, and QB a professional team and leading the league at times. And I will concede Rate + to you as Baugh has the statistical edge there.
However, Unitas clearly beats him on Passing Yards, season rating, Passing TD's, Interception percentage, TD/INT ratio.
But Unitas has also won 3 championships, 4x MVP, 10x pro bowler, and a 6 time 1st team All Pro selection.
Will hold off further arguments for second and third as you did not argue in your first.
Remembers Grogan said 11/22, 08:29 PM
?Well, kind of disappointing after you direct challenged me to bow out after comment # 20 noting you didn't think I would show......
Starr vs Bradshaw: Starr has more titles, stats that are comparable, and he made that offense go. But lets look closer at the stats:
Rate / Rate + / TD-INT ratio
Starr: 80.5 / 112 / 152-138
Bradshaw: 70.9 / 104 / 212-210
Clearly, Starr has the edge.
Starr: 5. The last two ending with Superbowl Titles.
So, on the titles argument, Starr has the edge.
Clearly, Starr has the edge in stats and titles.
And as shown in my first argument, Unitas was clearly superior to Baugh as a QB.
I will wait for the third to discuss my last pick.
I hoped you would argue this.
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