What Makes a Quarterback Elite?

for NFLSportChannel.com

Published: March 12, 2009


... start off, Colts and Patriots fans, we are not including your boys, Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, respectfully. I have already said that they are the elite.

Brady and Manning are the best of the best. I am not questioning their talent. They are both elite. They are both first ballot Hall of Fame. Enough about them. 

There is much talk about who comes in third to the great ones (eye roll).

There are five Quarterback that I want to discuss today. They are all legends. They are all in the Hall of Fame, or will be when eligible.

Dan Marino, Miami Dolphins

The original gunslinger had one of the quickest releases in the history of the NFL. Was so good at QB, the Dolphins never gave him a running game.

Joe Montana, San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs

A master of the West Coast Offense. Could read a defense like an English professor could read Dr. Seuss.

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