OT: Dan Marino

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  1. GatorAZ

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    We know he never won a championship but should still be considered a top-5 QB all time. This guy was putting up Patrick Mahomes numbers in the 80’s!

    (enjoy the low-def)
     
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    If he had any semblance of a running game he would have won multiple championships. It's sad that his final game was one of the worst blowouts in NFL history. 61-7 loss to the Jags.
     
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    Marino was one of the best.
     
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    Never had the team around him but he could sling it.
     
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    Never forgave the Jets for taking Richard Todd from Namaths alma mater instead of Marino. He supposedly had character issues. o_O
     
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    Richard Todd played for Alabama in the 70's and was drafted by the Jets in 1976.
     
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    A great QB can’t block for himself, rush the passer, catch a presicely thrown ball or stop the run.
     
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    Yes one of the best ever. He could throw a deep ball as good as anyone.
     
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    My bad it was the very forgettable Ken O'Brien in that 83 class. :confused:
     
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    I think Mahomes is putting up Marino numbers in 2018
     
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    Greatest QB of all-time if you ask me.

    *Greatest is a never ending debate, and if I was able to build my own team from any player in history he would not be my starting QB, but Marino is the best QB I have ever seen. Put him on the Patriots and that team has multiple 16-0 seasons.
     
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    Marino had one fatal flaw - he was constantly berating teammates. If a receiver dropped a pass, Marino would pout, yell at him in the huddle, then not trust him to go back to him. It happened a LOT. Meanwhile, Joe Montana, in the same situation, would pat the receiver on the back, then try to go back to him as quickly as possible, to get his confidence back after a drop.

    Just an observation from watching a ton of football back in the day.
     
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    Well if he had a championship team around him would he have those numbers? Probably yes - just classic reason why I say the ground game is the engine of an offense - I mean compare the 72 dolphins to modern football - they were not the most talented - but was the most effective as a team - I remember morrell taking over for Griese most of the playoffs - as unitis did for morrell in the greatest game ever played. - I know the dolphins knocked off my browns and the best all around football player ever - Leroy Kelly in the AFC championship game. Oh yea the mud and the blood and the guts - that formula still wins championships.

    Excuse me it’s been a minute - the browns were the wild card

    1972 marked the end of a nine-year span in which the Browns made the playoffs seven times; it would be the Browns' last playoff appearance until 1980.

    The 1972 Cleveland Browns not only made it to the postseason as a wild card team with a 10–4 record, but also nearly pulled off what would have been one of the biggest upsets in team and NFL playoff history. Playing in the AFC divisional round in Miami against a Dolphins team that would go 17–0 and win the Super Bowl, the Browns lost 20–14 after blowing a 14–13 lead midway through the fourth quarter.
     
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    I remember when the NFL had one of those top ten genres and it was most mobile QBs and they included Dan Marino. I was like what the hell, the guy was Jim Hart slow but then they brought up how flawless he moved in the pocket to avoid tacklers and make throws
     
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    That first pass... Just chillin’ on his back foot than BAM!

     

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