Over on Facebook, a friend who clearly is in denial about the fact that law school starts next week (he's another law prof), asked: "whom would you rank (in order) as the top 10 QBs in NFL history? and please explain if you are so inclined."
Here's my answer:
1-Joe Montana: 4 for 4 in SB and 3 x MVP.
2-Tom Brady: 3 SBs, 21 game win streak, undefeated 16 game season, Giselle.
3-Jonny Unitas: 34 TDs in 1959!
4-Dan Marino: Amazing numbers despite no SBs, especially b/c he'd kill in today's game.
5-Peyton Manning: Got to respect the #s and MVPs, even if you think he is a big game choker.
6-Sonny Jurgensen. Best arm I ever saw in person. Won NFL passing title at age 40. Probably while drunk or hungover. He was Brett Favre before there was a Brett favre.
7-Brett Favre: Got to love the gunslinger.
8-Otto Graham: Dominated his era. Best career winning %. Still has record for YPA. Probably should be higher.
9-Terry Bradshaw: Got a lot of rings.
10-Sammy Baugh: First real modern QB. Made the forward pass a real weapon.