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JOHNNY UNITAS RUMORS

Golden Arm Award watch list released

Last year I had the great fortune of writing up a weekly recap of the top performers in contention for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award on Athlon Sports. The...
Via No 2 Minute Warning
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Unitas and Ray Lewis — Baltimore legends, immortalized together

Ground is breaking in Baltimore, and we’re not talking new property. It looks like the Johnny Unitas statue, which stands at the end of Ravens Walk, will have some company very soon. The Baltimore Ravens honored “The Golden Arm” back in October of 2002, a month after his passing. Unitas brought Baltimore fans a lot of excitement in his years as a Baltimore Colt. A legacy such...
Via cover32 - Ravens
14 days ago  |  Discuss

#upROAR no more on Towson field?

This past summer, Towson University installed a new FieldTurf Revolution field at Johnny Unitas Stadium to replace the school's old playing surface at the facility just outside Baltimore. The new multi-purpose pitch looks fantastic, if the latest Google Maps satellite imagery is to be believed -- but there's one little problem, and it involves a hashtag. Between the 30...
Via Fox Sports
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Unitas son, grandson rip movie

It was announced on Saturday that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco would portray legendary Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas in the final scenes of the upcoming movie, "Unitas We Stand." The choice to cast the current Ravens signal-caller was made by Joe Unitas, the elder Unitas' son from his second marriage. But family members from Unitas' first marriage are...
Via Fox Sports
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnny Unitas’ grandson says Joe Flacco is an “embarrasing choice” to portray his grandfather

The Baltimore Sun reported yesterday that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco will portray Baltimore Colts’ great Johnny Unitas in an upcoming film called Unitas We Stand. “Obviously, the Baltimore ties are very important to me,” said Johnny Unitas’ son Joe, per The Sun. “I think it’s great that Joe just won the Super Bowl with the Ravens and was Most Valuable Player in the...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnny Unitas’ Grandson Calls Joe Flacco an Embarrassment to Play Unitas in Upcoming Film

It was announced on Saturday that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco would portray legendary Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas in the final scenes of the upcoming movie, “Unitas We Stand.” The choice to cast the current Ravens signal-caller was made by Joe Unitas, The elder Unitas’ son from his second marriage. But family members from Unitas’ first marriage are anything...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss
WE'RE NOT IMPRESSED

Unitas family not fond of Flacco

The son and grandson of Johnny Unitas are not happy about the casting of Joe Flacco as their father in an upcoming biopic. 

Via Gamedayr
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

John Unitas Jr. rips ‘turd’ Joe Unitas, ‘goofball’ Joe Flacco

"Unitas We Stand," the upcoming film about Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas, hasn't even begun filming. Yet it's already receiving two thumbs down. In an interview with USA Today, John Unitas Jr., son of the legendary Colts quarterback by his second marriage, ripped into his half-brother Joe Unitas, calling him a "turd" for co-writing the film. "It...
Via Helmet2Helmet
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Flacco to Play Johnny Unitas in Final Scenes of ‘Unitas We Stand’ Film

The latest quarterback to bring the city of Baltimore a Super Bowl victory will play a Charm City legend in an upcoming film. Joe Flacco will portray Johnny Unitas in the final scenes of the movie Unitas We Stand, according to the Baltimore Sun. The scene will depict the Colts’ 1958 NFL Championship Game victory. Filming is set to start in late July, though production is being...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Flacco to play Johnny Unitas in film

First, the Super Bowl MVP. Then, the $120 million (and then some) contract. What's next for Joe Flacco, playing Johnny Unitas in a movie? Apparently, yes. According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens starting QB has agreed to play Baltimore's most legendary QB in the final scenes of the movie, "Unitas We Stand," which has a targeted release date...
Via Fox Sports
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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