Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/29/13
It's always difficult compare players from different eras. The game changes over the years, in some cases with rule changes, so that it differs from one season to the next.We have 'Teams of the Decade' to categorize the eras a bit easier, and of course some teams have their own dynasty period of success.Debate will always rage on as to who is the best player at his particular position. How is that determined? The amount of Super Bowl wins, or appearances in the end of season showpiece? How about the amount of touchdowns thrown and yards passed?Statistically speaking the modern passer should always hold the upper edge over their colleagues from the early years of the Super Bowl. Of course there are exceptions, but its hard to find quarterbacks who consistently put up huge numbers in the big game.Tom Brady then has an enormous head start over the man who i claim to be better when the Lombardi Trophy was at stake. His numbers are there to see. Nine touchdown passes over his five trips ...
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