Ben Roethlisberger’s Super Bowl XLIII Performance Is Defining Moment for QB


Published: April 23, 2009


... some, it comes early in their career.  Johnny Unitas' moment came in the classic 1958 NFL Championship game against the New York Giants. 

His near-perfect execution of the now-commonplace "two-minute offense" culminated in the first of two consecutive titles.

Unitas would go on to set numerous NFL passing records and also won a Super Bowl following the 1970 season.  But, most people cite his performance in "The Greatest Game Ever Played" as the defining moment of his career.

For Joe Namath, it happened when he was able to deliver on his "guarantee" in Super Bowl III against the heavily favored Colts.  His MVP performance helped destroy the belief that the AFL was a second rate outfit, unable to compete with the established NFL.

Namath's injury-plagued career ended following his 1977 stint with the Rams, but it was his performance in the biggest game of his career that ultimately got him a bust in the Hall of Fame.


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