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Best QB "Second Acts"

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by DanOregon, Mar 13, 2012.

  1. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    With Manning set to begin another chapter, was thinking of qbs who left where they initially made their name.

    Figure Montana, Doug Williams and Kurt Warner are at the top. Plunkett didn't start right away in Oakland and was relatively young.
    Craig Morton?
     
  2. Gehrig

    Gehrig Active Member

    Brett Favre :D
     
  3. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Jim Plunkett was the first overall pick in 1971 ans was a starter in New England and San Francisco before complete and total career meltdown. His 80s revival with the Raiders is definitely high on this list. Pretty sure there were a few years in the late 70s when Plunkett didn't play a down.
     
  4. deviljets7

    deviljets7 Member

    Has to be Steve Young no?
     
  5. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Does Brees count? Was San Diego enough of a first act?
     
  6. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Drew Brees
     
  7. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Trent Dilfer
    Kerry Collins
    Rich Gannon
     
  8. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    Unitas was cut by the Steelers and playing semi-pro when Ewbank gathered him up for the Colts a year later, right? Or is that just Act I Scene ii?
     
  9. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Also, John Elway. He made quite a name for himself in Baltimore.
     
  10. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Vinny Testeverde
     
  11. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    This has to be Plunkett, I thought, until I looked up Earl Morrall.
     
  12. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    Blanda. Tarkenton. Dawson. Morrall?
     
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