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The NFL's 10 greatest QB rivalries of all time

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    I would have made Unitas Starr #1 with Staubach/ Bradshaw #3, they didn't play eah other enough. Unitas Starr was twice a year for first place cack when there was 1 palyoff game, the NFL championship.

    I might have included Lamonica/Dawson for the AFL days there.
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    Only John Elway vs. Bernie Kosar strikes a sour note woth me, the others make sense.
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    Namath vs. Kolber didn't make it???
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    :rofl: Speaking of Namath, the rivalry of Johnny Unitas vs. Joe Namath was a real stretch since they probably only played once, in SBIII, and an over the hill Unitas didn't come in until the second half. I like that they recognized Otto Graham vs. Bobby Layne, showing interest in the history of the game, but then, where's Sammy Baugh/Sid Luckman? The Brady/Manning picture, Peyton must have had his high heels on already. I didn't think he was that much taller than Tom.
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    Any historical perspective is welcomed by me. It is too bad most football fans think football began with the superbowl.
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    Or Super Bowl XXXVI, which of course was one of the top 3!
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    They didn't meet often, but didn't you see them mention Namath throwing for 496 yds. and six touchdowns? I know Unitas threw for over 400 yds. that game also, because I saw it.

    That game was unbelievable, like the Bird vs. Dominique Williams game where they both went over 50.

    Correction, Unitas threw for almost 400 yds.
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    I agree that Unitas Namath rivalry was a fake.

    They were in separate leagues and didn't play each other.

    Bart Starr vs John Unitas was much more a competition.

    Baugh/Luckman should be there as well.

    Namath had much more problems with the Raider's Lamonica and KC's QB Len Dawson
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    Good points I would have put Lamonica\Dawson and Baugh /Luckman over Unitas/Namath and Elway/Kosar. Other then that I like the list.
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    So Romo vs. Bledsoe didn't crack the top ten??
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    i like that historical view

    namath was as fine a QB as i saw. his knees were horrible, and he was not as good a passer as he might have ebeen, but he was lethal in 4th qtrs. remember, these QBs called close to 100% of their own plays.
    daryl lamonica vs. len dawson was a tremendous rivalry in the 1960s.
    y.a. tittle vs sonny jurgensen was a;lso outstanding.
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    What about Billie Joe Hobert vs. Randall Cunningham?
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    I understand this is a joke, but it means opposing QBs facing one another. I.e. Brady vs. Manning, Marino vs. Kelly.
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    thanks for clearing that up.

    I thought you meant quarterbacks who were father and son like Archie Manning vs. Peyton Manning.. I was just going to seriously type that in as an answer but you stopped me.

    god bless you. And god Bless Daunte Culpepper.
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    Thanks for the edification. Just yesterday, I thought quarterback meant receiving change. I need to listen more to Danny Marino to get to his football IQ.
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    I sense the sarcasm as you are laying it on pretty thick here. God bless Daunte is right. I can't wait till he's healthy for the 2007 season.
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    We could all learn from the greatest quarteback ever. The man is a legend!
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    John Brodie vs Roman Gabriel was a fun one twice a year out west. I cant believe nobody here mentioned Brady vs Bledsoe. 2002 and 2003 that buildup was ridiculous.
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    Hey, Aqua..I went ahead and fixed your post for you. Now, i expect your proofreading to be a little better in the future so I don't have to do this everytime.

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