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HinesWard4Life8682 04-29-2005 05:59 PM

MVP of all time
 
Who do u think is the greatest Most valuable, dominate player of all time. Any position any year

I say Dan Marino or Jerry Rice

they hold every passing or recieving record with any significance

clevestinks 04-29-2005 07:24 PM

Re: MVP of all time
 
Terry Bradshaw, hands down. Only qb ever with four rings. Is he the greatest qb ever? probably not but he is top ten. But a MVP, YES,

HinesWard4Life8682 04-29-2005 10:18 PM

Re: MVP of all time
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by clevestinks
Terry Bradshaw, hands down. Only qb ever with four rings. Is he the greatest qb ever? probably not but he is top ten. But a MVP, YES,

joe montana had 4

RoethlisBURGHer 04-30-2005 12:20 AM

Re: MVP of all time
 
Jim Brown

He'd dominate in an era of football.Best.Runningback.Ever.

HinesWard4Life8682 05-02-2005 03:05 PM

Re: MVP of all time
 
barry sanders is the best running back to love and no im not sayin that cuz he played for detroit

he retired at 30 with only 1,500 yards to the record


BUT clinton portis is gonna shatter the record at the rate hes at with his age

madrax 05-02-2005 04:54 PM

Re: MVP of all time
 
How about one of the OLD school fellers, like Red Grange or Jim Thorpe or Knute Rockne or something... you know, the first big name to go pro?

My mind is blanking here. Help.

hardwork 05-02-2005 05:06 PM

Re: MVP of all time
 
Montana. While Jimmy Brown was the Browns, and the most dominate player in NFL history, the Browns themselves didn't dominate, SF did.

hardwork 05-02-2005 05:20 PM

Re: MVP of all time
 
Old Timer: I vote for Marion Motley

>>Fullback* >>>*6-1, 232
(South Carolina State, Nevada)

1946-1953 Cleveland Browns (AAFC/NFL), 1955 Pittsburgh Steelers

Marion Motley. . .Deadly pass blocker, peerless runner on Browns' famed trap play. . .Also played linebacker early in career. . .All-time AAFC rushing champ. . .Top NFL rusher, 1950. . .All-AAFC four years, All-NFL in 1950. . .Lifetime rushing: 828 carriers, 4,720 yards. . .5.7-yard career average all-time record. . .Caught 85 passes, scored 234 points in nine years. . .Played in 1951 Pro Bowl. . .Born June 5, 1920, in Leesburg, Georgia. . . Died June 27, 1999, at age of 79.

In 1946, one year before Jackie Robinson signed with baseball's Brooklyn Dodgers, four players smashed pro football's race barrier. The trailblazers were Marion Motley and Bill Willis, who signed with the Cleveland Browns of the new All-America Football Conference, and Kenny Washington and Woody Strode, who signed with the National Football League's Los Angeles Rams. Injuries ended Washington's career after three seasons, while Strode played just the 1946 season.

Motley and Willis, however, went on to have Hall of Fame careers. Motley joined the Browns as a 26-year-old rookie. Browns' coach Paul Brown was already familiar with Motley, having coached the big fullback at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station during World War II.
He also knew Motley from his high school playing days in Canton, Ohio. Paul coached football at neighboring Massillon High School. Motley, with his powerful running on Cleveland's famed trap and draw series, made the Browns' ground game go, but he is also credited with vital contributions to the Cleveland passing attack, because his blocking for quarterback Otto Graham was exceptional.

At 6-1 and 232 pounds, Motley was an imposing figure. The constant threat of him hurtling up the middle kept the defenses honest. Marion was the AAFC's all-time rushing leader and also led the NFL in ground gaining in his initial season in the league in 1950. That year, in a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the powerful Motley rushed for 188 yards on just 11 carries for a 17.1 yards-per-carry average.

In his nine professional seasons, he amassed 4,720 yards on 828 carries for an amazing 5.7 yards-per-carry average. When he retired Marion held a host of Browns' club records. In addition to be elected to the Hall of Fame in 1968, Motley was named in 1994 to the NFL's 75th Anniversary All-Time Team<<

clevestinks 05-02-2005 06:11 PM

Re: MVP of all time
 
Would Jim Brown dominate today?

He was athletically, ahead of everyone else. Today his size and speed would be about average of the better backs in the league. I think he would be a real good back, maybe even HOF, but not near as dominating. And he would probably still be in jail for beating up women.

BlitzburghRockCity 05-02-2005 06:24 PM

Re: MVP of all time
 
Sweetness !! The true definition of Power and Finesse. he could run over you as easily has he could run around you.


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