Randall Cunningham explained that Raiders head coach Jon Gruden invited him to accept the gig. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Randall Cunningham becomes Las Vegas Raiders chaplain

From the huddle to the pulpit back to the locker room.

On Friday, ESPN's Paul Gutierrez reported that former NFL quarterback Randall Cunningham has joined the Las Vegas Raiders to serve as their chaplain.

Cunningham is no stranger to the region. He played his college ball at UNLV before he became a household name with the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1980s and 1990s. The signal-caller who won Pro Football Writers of America Most Valuable Player honors in 1990 also played for the Minnesota Vikings, Dallas Cowboys, and Baltimore Ravens.

Following his playing days, Cunningham became a pastor. He's the current head of Remnant Ministries located in Las Vegas.

Cunningham told ESPN that he's already spoken with multiple players via Zoom meetings. The 57-year-old also explained that Raiders head coach Jon Gruden invited him to accept the gig.

"I have a responsibility to look after these guys in this town," Cunningham told ESPN. "And I accept that responsibility."

Zac Wassink is a football and futbol aficionado who is a PFWA member and is probably yelling about Tottenham Hotspur at the moment. Erik Lamela and Eli Manning apologist. Chanted for Matt Harvey to start the ninth inning of Game 5 of the 2015 World Series at Citi Field. Whoops. You can find him on Twitter at @ZacWassink



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Can you name every prominent quarterback in the history of the Philadelphia Eagles?

While many quarterbacks have thrown passes for the Philadelphia Eagles over the years, this quiz only lists the signal callers who led the team in passing yards in the years displayed. 

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TIME:
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1933
Red Kirkman
1934
Ed Matesic
1935
Ed Storm
1936-1938
Dave Smukler
1939-1940
Davey O'Brien
1941-1942
Tommy Thompson
1943-1945
Roy Zimmerman
1946-1950
Tommy Thompson
1951
Adrian Burk
1952-1953
Bobby Thomason
1954-1955
Adrian Burk
1956-1957
Bobby Thomason
1958-1960
Norm Van Brocklin
1961-1963
Sonny Jurgensen
1964-1970
Norm Snead
1971
Pete Liske
1972
John Reaves
1973-1975
Roman Gabriel
1976
Mike Boryla
1977-1986
Ron Jaworski
1987-1990
Randall Cunningham
1991
Jim McMahon
1992
Randall Cunningham
1993
Bubby Brister
1994
Randall Cunningham
1995
Rodney Peete
1996
Ty Detmer
1997
Bobby Hoying
1998
Koy Detmer
1999
Doug Pederson
2000-2009
Donovan McNabb
2010-2012
Michael Vick
2013
Nick Foles
2014
Mark Sanchez
2015
Sam Bradford
2016-2019
Carson Wentz

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