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The Greatest Of All Time Team Needs A QB

Posted on: May 23, 2008 11:41 am
 

Ok, here is the deal, every Friday I will post a new Blog in which we will choose the greatest player ever at a certain position. Until the next position is posted CBS members may vote for who they think the greatest ever is, at the end of the voting I will calculate every ones votes and will add that player to The Greatest Team Ever. I hope lots of you participate because I think this could be fun. I will try to post a running tally in a comment every day.

19th Position- Quarter Back    Vote for the best Quarter Back of all time!! Please post your vote in a comment, if you wish to give some insight on your choice feel free to do so. Please start your post with the players name, and please make sure that you are naming someone who played the position being voted on for that week, as those are the only votes that will count..........So who is our Quarter Back?

Please remember to rate this blog entry, and all comments as I appear to be losing value points for doing this blog, I happen to believe a lot of you enjoy it however, so I will continue even though I may be a rookie by the time it is over!

CBS SPORTSLINE GREATEST EVER TEAM

QB -

RB -                   Barry Sanders                   Detroit Lions                             65 votes                  2320+ views

FB-                     Jim Brown                          Cleveland Browns                    29 votes                 1094+ views

WR1-                 Jerry Rice                          San Francisco 49ers                72 votes                 1324+ views

WR2-                 Steve Largent                   Seattle Seahawks                     18 votes                 1324+ views
                          
( Terrell Owens ) My Choice

TE-                     Shannon Sharpe              Denver Broncos                         13 votes                  1223+ views

LT-                     Anthony Munoz                 Cincinnati Bengals                     42 votes                1166+ views

LG-                     John Hannah                     New England Patriots                18 votes                1103+ views
                            
( Steve Hutchenson ) My Choice              

C-                        Mike Webster                    Pittsburgh Steelers                   46 votes               4400+  views

RG-                     Bruce Matthews                Houston Oilers                            14 votes                1103+ views

RT-                     Forrest Gregg                     Green Bay Packers                      7 votes                1166+ views
                           
( Walter Jones ) My Choice

K-                       Adam Vinatieri                  New England Patriots                  21 votes                1465+ views

P-                       Ray Guy                               Oakland Raiders                          34 votes                  1144+ views
                           
( Sammy Baugh ) My Choice

PR-                     Devin Hester                      Chicago Bears                             26 votes                 1600+ views
                            
( Brian Mitchell ) My Choice

KR-                     Gale Sayers                         Chicago Bears                            24 votes                 1600+ views

ST1-                   Steve Tasker                       Buffalo Bills                                 28 votes                  977+ views 

ST2-                    Bill Bates                              Dallas Cowboys                            7 votes                 977+ views

DE1-                    Reggie White                       Green Bay Packers                    45 votes               1137+ views

DE2-                    Deacon Jones                    Los Angeles Rams                      33 votes               1137+ views

DL1-                    Joe Greene                          Pittsburgh Steelers                    26 votes              1803+ views

DL2-                    Alan Page                             Minnesota Vikings                      16 votes              1803+ views
                           
( Jerome Brown ) My Choice

OLB1-                Lawrence Taylor                  New York Giants                          50 votes              1329+ views

MLB-                  Dick Butkus                           Chicago Bears                              24 votes             1777+ views
                           
( Jack Lambert ) My Choice

OLB2-                Jack Ham                               Pittsburgh Steelers                     13 votes              1329+ views
                           
( Derrick Thomas ) My Choice

CB1-                   Darrell Green                        Washington Redskins                 23 votes               1273+ views

CB2-                   Deion Sanders                      Dallas Cowboys                            17 votes               1273+ views
                            
( Dick Lane ) My Choice

FS-                       Ronnie Lott                            San Francisco 49ers                  37 votes               1164+ views

SS-                       Ken Houston                         Houston Oilers                             13 votes               1164+ views

Category: NFL
Comments

Since: Jun 9, 2007
Posted on: May 27, 2008 1:43 pm
 

The Greatest Of All Time Team Needs A QB

Elway, hands down.

We all saw Elway win with bad teams and good teams.  Manning and Montana have only proven to win with good teams.




Since: Apr 21, 2008
Posted on: May 27, 2008 1:11 pm
 

The Greatest Of All Time Team Needs A QB

I would love to say Roger Staubach or Troy Aikman, but as bad as I hated him Joe Montana was probably the best. 



Since: Sep 28, 2006
Posted on: May 27, 2008 12:59 pm
 

The Greatest Of All Time Team Needs A QB

Joe Cool!



Since: Apr 11, 2007
Posted on: May 27, 2008 12:47 pm
 

The Greatest Of All Time Team Needs A QB

How do you define the greatest QB of all time?
Stats aside, who would I want with the ball to win me a game for the greatest team ... bar none Joe Montana
Who better to have under center with the greatest collective of talent in the history of the NFL, he won't be phased by the names.
YES he did have Craig, Rice, Rathman & Taylor but he was the glue that guided and managed that DYNASTY

I give you Elway, Young, Bradshaw & Marino had more physical tools, arm or legs but Joe simply did one thing better day one, prepared and studied for the game and won.  In Notre Dame, in San Francisco and did you not remember the Kansas City game against John Elway? 

Not the biggest arm ... not the fast QB ... but one I gladly hand the ball over every time
If the position of QB is more cerebral position on the football field, I'll take Joe Montana by a long shot



Since: Feb 22, 2007
Posted on: May 27, 2008 12:44 pm
 

The Greatest Of All Time Team Needs A QB

I have to go with Elway, He took 3 teams to the Super Bowl that really had no business being there otherwise.  When he finally had a team around him he won.  If he played with the talent the 49ers had throughout his career he would have won many more.



Since: May 20, 2008
Posted on: May 27, 2008 12:00 pm
 

The Greatest Of All Time Team Needs A QB

I wish i had been a member long enough to play more. Montana for sure!




Since: Apr 9, 2008
Posted on: May 27, 2008 11:30 am
 

The Greatest Of All Time Team Needs A QB

Love Elway but its gotta be Montana!!

be nice to fill th roster with backups as well

Payton barely behind Sanders. 




Since: Apr 27, 2008
Posted on: May 27, 2008 11:20 am
 

The Greatest Of All Time Team Needs A QB

The Greatest Of All Time Team Needs A QB

Brett Favre hands down in my opinion..He played the game like nobody else. It isn't all about the stats..

2nd? Johnny Unitas




Since: Mar 19, 2008
Posted on: May 27, 2008 11:17 am
 

The Greatest Of All Time Team Needs A QB

It's hard for me to say this but, John Elway. 

Back when the Seahawks shared a division with the Denver Broncos, I used to despise Elway.  This man would never go away.  The Broncos were never out of a game, because you knew anything could happen when Elway got back on the field.  Bottom line is, my hate for Elway at the time was because he was SO GOOD.  Now that the Seahawks have moved and I my hatred for the Broncos has dwindled, I can look back and just shake my head at some of the things I watched that man accomplish.  Everyone mentioned on this post was and is a valid candidate for the GREATEST QB OF ALL TIME, but I've just never seen a man more feared by the competition than John Elway.




Since: Feb 12, 2008
Posted on: May 27, 2008 11:10 am
 

The Greatest Of All Time Team Needs A QB

Before I even get started, I would like to thank DKM for putting together this blog.  You did a fantastic job on this.  As a general rule, you were able to attract very knowledgable input, from a really great group of posters.  I, for one, look forward to your next blog.  Now, on to the vote.

I am going to break away from some of the conventional wisdom that says I should go with Montana, Elway, Marino, or Young.   I'm going with 6 time Pro Bowler Roger Staubach.  Though Staubach may not measure up in terms of career stats, He does measure up in playoff and Super Bowl appearances.  You also need to keep in mind that Staubach lost 4 years of playing time due to his Naval service and he did not take over as a starter until 1971, at about age 28 or 29. (he was drafted in 1964).  So, I would argue that if you compare the 8 years he spent as a starter to the numbers put up by the other players, that I mentioned above, for the same period of time.

Roger Staubach gets the nod.



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