Sports Editorial, August 30 (EFE) – Hall of Famer Joe Montana, a four-time Super Bowl champion with the San Francisco 49ers, said Wednesday that the best quarterback in NFL history is Dan Marino. , not Tom Brady.
“Marino is one of the most unsung heroes in the game. People don’t talk about him enough and don’t realize what he accomplished. He has perfect upper-body touch and the power to throw the ball quickly and accurately.” Montana In response to the question of who is the best quarterback in league history, Brady was not mentioned.
Montana was considered the best quarterback in the NFL for the four championship rings he won with San Francisco until Brady, who won seven titles in a 23-year career, took his title. : He won six championships with the Patriots and one with the Buccaneers.
To support his argument, the Super Bowl XVI, XIX and XXIV Most Valuable Player and eight-time Pro Bowl selection claimed that Marino’s qualities would make him unstoppable in today’s American football .
“For Marino to get rid of the ball quickly in today’s game, with the freedom and protection that quarterbacks have, and the size of today’s receivers, they’re really big, my God,” said quarterback from 1979 to 1992 Played for the 49ers during the year.
Dan Marino played for the Miami Dolphins from 1983 to 1999. Although he was a Hall of Famer and considered a league legend, he never won an NFL championship.
The only Super Bowl he reached with Miami was Super Bowl XIX, where they lost to the 49ers led by Joe Montana.
Marino led the NFL in passing yards five times and in touchdowns three times.
His single-season record of 48 touchdowns, set in 1984, stood until Brady broke it with 50 touchdowns in the 2007 season, and Peyton Manning surpassed it with 55 touchdowns in 2013. A record.
Joe Montana also praised Patrick Mahomes, who led the Kansas City Chiefs to two Super Bowls.
“The things he does and the situations he’s able to solve are very different than other quarterbacks,” he concluded.
Although the 49ers legend overlooked Tom Brady this time around, Montana is calling him the best player in NFL history when he collects his seventh Lombardi Trophy in 2021.
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