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clevestinks
03-23-2005, 10:24 AM
O.K. If Bradshaw is the best qb we`ve ever had, and Ben is hopefully the next best. To early to tell yet. Who is the second best qb in Steelers history.

I`d probably say Neil Odonnel, though I really like Bubby`s attitude but not so much his accuracy.

ironcitychef
03-23-2005, 10:36 AM
How close is Unitas on that list? Since Terry has all the rings, I guess everyone else is lumped together underneath.

clevestinks
03-23-2005, 02:01 PM
As a Pittsburgh star qb.

Johnny Unitas Glance was born on May 7, 1933. Though he grew up in Pittsburgh, it was Baltimore where Unitas first became famous. From 1956-1972 he served as the Baltimore Colts star quarterback. As his legend grew, the 6'1" 195 pound "Johnny U" also became known for his signature crewcut and black hightops. Talented, confident and determined, Unitas often called his own plays on the field. "It's like being in a huddle with God," former Colts teammate John Mackey once said.

Maybe that could be another thread, who is the best qb from the area. Now that would be up for some debate.

JerseySTEEL
03-23-2005, 06:08 PM
love that guy hes great to wtahc inf ilm and off the field.( with or without hair hehe)

ironcitychef
03-23-2005, 09:40 PM
Just for the record...

Members of the Steelers(at some time):

Bobby Lane 1958-1962
Len Dawson 1957-1959
Johnny Unitas 1955 - cut before season
Terry Bradshaw 1970 - 1983

Born in the area:

Johnny Unitas, Joe Namath, Joe Montana, Dan Marino, Jim Kelly, George Blanda

We're not doing too shabby fellas...

clevestinks
03-24-2005, 10:02 AM
Yah and those are the good ones, we could add. Batch, Zolak, Major Harris, I know there is some more.