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He goes by Joe Namath, Broadway Joe or Joe Willie.Whatever you prefer to call him, it is without a doubt that Joe Namath is the most famous New York Jet in the history of the franchise.Namath embraced the spotlight as a professional football player in the Big Apple and his charisma drew fans from all types of backgrounds, making him a perfect fit for the New York Jets.After his bold yet intoxicated prediction to win Super Bowl III, Namath led the underdog New York Jets to victory over the "greatest football team in history", the Baltimore Colts.That win would turn out to be the only Super Bowl title for the Jets to date. As a player, Namath played the game with heart and passion. Often times, Namath played the game through pain and injury because of his dedication to his teammates and coaches.With the Super Bowl win in 1969 legitimizing the American Football League, Namath would go down as the AFL's greatest and most influential player in its short history.As pro footb...
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