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Old 01-26-2017, 10:32 AM
 
Location: Northern Wisconsin
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That's a great idea, Mco65!

 
Old 01-26-2017, 10:46 AM
 
Location: Georgia
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I'll have to go with Montana, with Brady next. I've been watching since 1970, so I can't say about Unitas and guys like him.
 
Old 01-26-2017, 11:18 AM
 
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Still, Gibbs was very impressive in his first tenure. You had teams like the 49ers and Dolphins who had franchise, future Hall of Famers, as quarterbacks, yet the Redskins never really had what you considered BIG NAME players on the team other than Darrell Green and John Riggins. Yet, he could get that team to play championship caliber football.
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Agree with you both. Gibbs is very underrated. Like Noll is, too.

As for big names there was also Art Monk, and Joe Theismann (it's THEEZ-man, remember!).
I wouldn't put Theismann up there. Good, serviceable QB, but.. I was never overly impressed with him as a QB.

All the Receivers were pretty dang good. Yes, certainly Art Monk, but toss Gary Clark and Ricky Sanders in there as well.

And.. Dexter. Loved Dexter.. Glad to see he seems to have gotten his life back on track.
 
Old 01-26-2017, 12:52 PM
 
Location: SF Giants Nation 2010◆2012◆2014
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That's a great idea, Mco65!
I was thinking the same thing!

Update. Decided to check, it's there. NFL Coaches GOATS: The Greatest Of All Time

Cool!
 
Old 01-26-2017, 12:55 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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I was thinking the same thing!

Update. Decided to check, it's there. NFL Coaches GOATS: The Greatest Of All Time

Cool!
cool., will go check!
 
Old 01-27-2017, 03:17 AM
 
Location: Bronx, New York
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I do put both Joe and Brady in my Mount QB. But comparing the two, I'll admit, could be apples v. oranges. Joe had a lot of 'unregulated chiropractors' working on his back, back then, while Brady and today's millennial QB's have a more complex playbook! (Yes, probably even more complex than that of Bill Walsh!).....!
 
Old 01-27-2017, 07:40 AM
 
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There was a sports radio discussion on which QB you would want in the Super Bowl. Not talking GOAT, or how many Super Bowls played in, just which QB would you want playing in the Super Bowl.

As with the GOAT discussion, it came down to the same two - Brady or Montana. Montana's record and stats in the Super Bowl are stellar. We can say he had Rice. But the discussion leaned towards Montana being the best Super Bowl QB of all-time, yet most still stated that overall Brady is the GOAT. Coach and players always say how hard it is to get 8 wins in a season, or just get to the playoffs, or just win one game in the playoffs, etc.

Brady's post season in his career is ridiculous. He's played a season worth of AFC Championship games and Super Bowls in his career. If it's so hard just getting there, the sheer numbers show Brady as the GOAT, from the discussion I was listening to.
 
Old 01-27-2017, 10:04 AM
 
Location: Greensboro, NC
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I wouldn't put Theismann up there. Good, serviceable QB, but.. I was never overly impressed with him as a QB.

All the Receivers were pretty dang good. Yes, certainly Art Monk, but toss Gary Clark and Ricky Sanders in there as well.

And.. Dexter. Loved Dexter.. Glad to see he seems to have gotten his life back on track.
Joe Theismann was no Joe Montana, but he was elected to the Pro Bowl twice and elected as an All-Pro in 1983. Definitely considered the last true franchise quarterback for the Redskins. Would have liked to have seen him play more with Gary Clark and Ricky Sanders. I think we got Sanders after Theismann broke his leg, but I believe we had gotten Clark around '84. I do think if Theismann had not gotten hurt, he probably could have gotten one more ring - and I bet that would have been enough to have gotten him into the Hall of Fame.
 
Old 01-27-2017, 12:46 PM
 
Location: SF Giants Nation 2010◆2012◆2014
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Joe Theismann was no Joe Montana, but he was elected to the Pro Bowl twice and elected as an All-Pro in 1983. Definitely considered the last true franchise quarterback for the Redskins. Would have liked to have seen him play more with Gary Clark and Ricky Sanders. I think we got Sanders after Theismann broke his leg, but I believe we had gotten Clark around '84. I do think if Theismann had not gotten hurt, he probably could have gotten one more ring - and I bet that would have been enough to have gotten him into the Hall of Fame.
Wikipedia has a page for "NFL Lore", for key plays that NFL fans will always remember (Immaculate Reception, Music City Miracle, Wide Right, etc). Theismann's broken leg was not on it. Anyone who was around and saw it on TV will always remember. It was on Monday Night Football, so it was the only game on TV.

I saw it, ABC kept replaying it because Frank Gifford and the other broadcasters did not notice the grotesquely mangled leg hanging on only by his white sock, while most everyone watching on TV saw it early.

And they replayed it, over and over. Until Gifford finally saw it and said, "Oh no."

I couldn't believe that wasn't included on the NFL Lore page. A couple of days ago, I added it.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nati...gue_lore#1980s

I tried to describe it gingerly but with enough description to justify why it belongs as lore. It was a brutal hit, LT was a wild man back then, an animal on the field (he was probably high), and that broken leg scene was brutal, and it's why the Washington Post called it "The Hit That No One Who Saw It Can Ever Forget".
 
Old 01-27-2017, 12:52 PM
 
Location: California
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I would have to say it is the kid from California, Tom Brady.
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