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NFL – Greatest QBs Ever – Archie Manning & Terry Bradshaw & Fran Tarkenton

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Elisha Archibald “Archie” Manning III (born May 19, 1949) is a former American football quarterback. He played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the New Orleans Saints from 1971 to 1982….and for short stints with the Houston Oilers and Minnesota Vikings.  In college, he played for the Ole Miss Rebels football team at the University of Mississippi….and was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.  Archie Manning is the father of Cooper Manning….former Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning….and current New York Giants starting quarterback Eli Manning….as both Peyton and Eli have each won two Super Bowls.

Terry Paxton Bradshaw (born September 2, 1948) is a former American football quarterback of the National Football League (NFL). Since 1994, he has been a TV analyst and co-host of Fox NFL Sunday. He played for 14 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers…..won four Super Bowl titles in a six-year period (1974, 1975, 1978, and 1979)….becoming the first quarterback to win three and four Super Bowls….while leading the Steelers to eight AFC Central championships. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989, his first year of eligibility.  A tough competitor, Bradshaw had a powerful arm and called his own plays throughout his football career.  His physical skills and on-the-field leadership played a major role in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ history. During his career, he passed for more than 300 yards in a game only seven times….but three of those performances came in the postseason….and two of those in Super Bowls.  In four career Super Bowl appearances….he passed for 932 yards and 9 touchdowns….both Super Bowl records at the time of his retirement. In 19 post-season games, he completed 261 passes for 3,833 yards.

 

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