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JOHNNY UNITAS RUMORS

Browns captured Cleveland's last championship, 50 years ago on Dec. 27

The Cleveland Browns blanked the Baltimore Colts for the NFL Championship on Dec. 27, 1964. No one would have guessed the city known as "C-Town" would be shut out of major sports championships for the next 50 years. Jim Brown and the Browns stunned Johnny Unitas and the Colts, 27-0, before 79,544 at Cleveland Municipal Stadium. The final score did not reflect the 60 minutes. The...
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December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota wins Golden Arm Award

Marcus Mariota, quarterback for the University of Oregon, has won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, presented annually to the nation’s...
Via Athlon Sports
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Finalists Announced

The field of candidates for one of college football’s most prestigious awards has been narrowed down to five with the announcement of this...
Via Athlon Sports
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers QB Phillip Rivers Broke Record Previously Held By Johnny Unitas and Kurt Warner Last Week

Phillip Rivers is awesome. The fiery veteran has given bloggers all sorts of material over the years with his wild displays of emotion. When this guy is happy it's obvious; angry--ditto. When he is pumped up there is no one in the league that is as animated as he is, and we love him for that. It's provided us with countless seconds of entertainment.But--did you know he's actually...
Via FatManWriting
October 17, 2014  |  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
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

For my money, Sonny Jurgensen was better than Johnny Unitas…

I know this sounds like blasphemy, but I thought Sonny Jurgensen should have beaten out Johnny Unitas in the recent NFLN poll ranking the game’s greatest quarterbacks. This is not homerism either… as Jurgensen played the bulk of his career with the Washington Redskins. But Sonny was originally drafted and groomed by the Eagles. And man did he produce in the seven years he was...
Via Eagles Eye
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Unitas, move over…

Well, that didn’t take long. Just one full season after his retirement, the Ravens announced plans to unveil a statue of Ray Lewis outside of M&T Bank Stadium for the 2014 season.  Frederick Kail, the sculptor who was commissioned to complete the Unitas statue in 2002, is apparently already “well into it,” and though the organization hasn’t tangibly seen the progress...
Via cover32 - Ravens
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Colt’s Mount Rushmore: Can the Colts really leave off Johnny U?

So Indianapolis Colts fans, have you read the latest cover32 article on each team’s Mount Rushmore? If you have not, go ahead and check it out HERE and see who landed on the mountain for the Colts. Now before you say anything make sure you understand the rules for this one. Basically the whole Colts history was invalid for this term. Meaning that any player that played in Baltimore...
Via cover32 - Colts
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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