Editor’s note: As part of NFL’s Greatest Quarterback, fans will decide the best quarterback in team, division, conference and league history.
Johnny Unitas: Unitas was to the 1960s in the NFL what Otto Graham was to the league in the decade before him. Unitas’ Baltimore Colts were dominant in his time with the squad, winning four championships. Unitas was a three-time MVP during his nineteen-year career and a 10-time Pro Bowl selection.
He was named to the 1960s All-Decade team and the NFL’s 75th Anniversary team. Unitas passed for 40,239 yards during his career, with 290 touchdowns and 253 interceptions. Unitas was the first quarterback to throw for more than 40,000 career yards and he was the first to pass the 30-touchdown plateau in a single season.
Earl Morrall: Morrall played for 21 years in the NFL and was named to Pro Bowls eleven years apart. He won the 1968 NFL MVP after replacing Unitas after the Colts’ legend got injured during the preseason.
Morrall started 26 games for ...