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George Blanda

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  1. Top 15 quarterback units of the Super Bowl era

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    Thu, 9 Jun 2016

    the '81 MVP & a borderline Hall of Famer ) got the Bengals all the way ..... 88 MVP and another borderline Hall of Famer ) got the Bengals all the way ..... Daryle Lamonica, Ken Stabler, George Blanda A young head coach named John

  2. 4) Oakland Raiders (1970-72): Daryle Lamonica, Ken Stabler, George Blanda

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    Tue, 7 Jun 2016

    A young head coach named John Madden had his choice of two future Hall of Famers in Stabler and Blanda , plus "The Mad Bomber," who started Super Bowl II for the Silver and Black. Talk about depth.

  3. Dungy doesn't think Peyton Manning will unretire

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    Mon, 7 Mar 2016

    over the years, there is always hope. Warren Moon, Steve DeBerg and Vinny Testaverde made it to 44. Heck, even George Blanda , born in September of 1927, attempted three passes at the ripe old age of 48.

  4. Ken Stabler's NFL career worthy of Pro Football Hall of Fame

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    Sat, 6 Feb 2016

    practice squad) and the Continental Football League. After riding the pine for two years, watching Hall of Fame r George Blanda and Daryle Lamonica conduct the offense, Stabler rushed into the consciousness of football fans everywhere in 1972

  5. Spoiler Alert, Week 13: Giants top Jets; Vikings edge Seahawks

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    Fri, 4 Dec 2015

    Peyton Manning , Bert Jones, Andrew Luck , Earl Morrall) Titans (Warren Moon, Steve McNair, Dan Pastorini, George Blanda , Kerry Collins) Jaguars (Mark Brunell, David Garrard, Byron Leftwich, Quinn Gray, Jonathan Quinn)

  6. Patriots' dynasty features epic MNF moments

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    Mon, 23 Nov 2015

    Patriots during the 1973 season, Pro Football Hall of Famer O.J. Simpson rushed for 250 yards and two ..... of the game, which ended when the Raiders ' George Blanda -- a Pro Football Hall of Famer -- missed a 50-yard field goal attempt as

  7. Top NFL draft picks from 2015 NCAA Tournament's No. 1 seeds

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    Thu, 19 Mar 2015

    inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012. 1. QB George Blanda At Kentucky: 1945-48 Drafted: 12th round, 1949 ..... twice led the AFL in passing yards (1961, '63). Blanda threw for 26,920 yards and 236 TDs in his career

  8. Matt Flynn-sanity, Andy Reid's basketball skills top Week 12

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    Wed, 16 Jul 2014

    punt, pass and kick competitions due to his outrageous size-advantage. Ben Roethlisberger did his best George Blanda impression George Blanda was a quarterback, kicker and punter (in his early years) who has a bust in the Pro Football Hall of

  9. Every AFC team's best draft class in history

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    Sun, 4 May 2014

    earned seven consecutive Pro Bowl selections and owns every relevant Bills receiving record. Along with Earl Morrall, George Blanda and Don Strock, third-round pick Frank Reich belongs in the discussion for top backup quarterbacks of all time

  10. Nick Foles earns 2013 Greatness on the Road honors

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    Mon, 3 Feb 2014

    had seven TD throws in 1962 against the Redskins and George Blanda had seven touchdown passes for the Houston Oilers against the New York Titans in 1961 . Luckman, Tittle and Blanda are all members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame , while

  11. Super Bowl XLVIII FAQ: Everything you need to know

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    Fri, 24 Jan 2014

    he hit a 64-yarder this year. VMM: Who held the record? Patty McGillicuddy (my mother-in-law) says it was George Blanda of the Raiders . Is she close? AR: Eh. Sebastian Janikowski , Jason Elam of the Broncos , and Tom Dempsey all kicked

  12. Nick Foles' epic day keeps Eagles' playoff hopes alive

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    Tue, 5 Nov 2013

    had seven TD throws in 1962 against the Redskins and George Blanda had seven touchdown passes for the Houston Oilers against the New York Titans in 1961 . Luckman, Tittle and Blanda are all members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame , while

  13. Reviewing Foles’ place in passing history

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    Mon, 4 Nov 2013

    this about Nick Foles just 48 hours ago: he joined Hall-of-Famers Sid Luckman, George Blanda and Y. A. Tittle, very likely future Hall - of - Famer Peyton Manning, Joe Kapp and Adrian Burk as the seventh player in NFL history to throw

  14. Nick Foles ties NFL record with 7 TD passes; Eagles win

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    Mon, 4 Nov 2013

    the Eagles ' 49-20 win over the Raiders , tied an NFL record held by Sid Luckman (1943), Adrian Burk (1954), George Blanda (1961), Y.A. Tittle (1962), Joe Kapp (1969) and Peyton Manning (2013). Showing pinpoint accuracy and

  15. What to watch for: Viewing tips for Week 8 games

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    Fri, 25 Oct 2013

    is on pace for 34 interceptions, which -- if he sinks that far -- would be the third-most in NFL history behind George Blanda (42 in 1962) and Vinny Testaverde (35 in 1988). One of his star receivers hasn't helped: Pro Football Focus

  16. Ten 'TNF' takeaways: Bears offense does heavy lifting

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    Mon, 14 Oct 2013

    last fourth-quarter comeback. Already matching last year's total of 15 interceptions, he's on pace to join George Blanda as the only quarterbacks in NFL history to reach 40 interceptions in a season. It's unfathomable that talking heads

  17. Pro Football Hall of Fame: 50 memories for the 50th anniversary

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    Wed, 31 Jul 2013

    umpire). 49) There are no punters in the Hall, though there are three members who are credited as placekickers: George Blanda , Lou Groza and Jan Stenerud. 50) The Hall was originally slated for Latrobe, Pa., but the town couldn't raise

  18. Oakland Raiders: All-time underrated, overrated players

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    Tue, 9 Jul 2013

    with Jerry Rice? No, you didn't. So, please stop. George Blanda -- WR, 1967-1975 Wait, can I list Tim Brown again ..... longer in his 20s, it's a pretty remarkable feat that Blanda was able to play as long as he did even if he was just

  19. LaDainian Tomlinson leads all-time fantasy mock draft

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    Wed, 24 Apr 2013

    Catching passes from the immortal George Blanda , he posted 82 catches, 1,746 ..... second-round draft appeal. 19. George Blanda , QB/K, Houston Oilers (1961): Blanda would have been a fantasy star in

  20. New York Jets: Best and worst draft picks

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    Wed, 10 Apr 2013

    else. Kyle Brady -- 1995 (No. 9) Forget that Hall - of - Famer Warren Sapp was inexplicably still on the board at ..... injuries along the way. But I don't care if he's George Blanda or Jan Stenerud. You don't take a kicker in the

  21. The Ultimate Super Bowl Fantasy Lineup

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    Sat, 2 Feb 2013

    while also adding three extra points. While not as famous as the kicker he opposed in this contest, the immortal George Blanda , Chandler was a real hero in this title tilt. He retired after 12 years with the New York Giants and Packers . Tampa

  22. Hall of Fame Members

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    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    Paul Warfield. 1982 - Doug Atkins, Sam Huff, x-George Musso, Merlin Olsen. 1981 - x-Morris (Red) Badgro, George Blanda , Willie Davis, Jim Ringo. 1980 - Herb Adderley, David (Deacon) Jones, Bob Lilly, Jim Otto. 1979 - Dick Butkus

  23. Marino, Payton headline list of fantasy Hall of Fame inductees

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    Fri, 3 Aug 2012

    for his time. Associated Press George Blanda finished his NFL career with 236 ..... the world of fantasy football . George Blanda , QB/K, Chicago/Baltimore ..... superstar! That was the case with Blanda , who finished his career with 26

  24. Race for this year's playoffs features several newcomers

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    Fri, 3 Aug 2012

    field goals gave him 865 career points, breaking the Oakland scoring record that had been held by Pro Football Hall of Famer George Blanda . » Baltimore has scored 27 or more points in four consecutive games, which is a team record -- as well as

  25. When it comes to the all-time quarterbacks, who is the winner?

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    Fri, 3 Aug 2012

    Manning , Bert Jones, Earl Morrall, Jim Harbaugh ) Tennessee Titans (Warren Moon, Steve McNair, Dan Pastorini, George Blanda , Kerry Collins) Jacksonville Jaguars (Mark Brunell, David Garrard, Byron Leftwich, Quinn Gray, Jonathan Quinn

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