NFL 2011 Playoff Report: Ranking the 12 Quarterbacks Left Standing

January 6, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Before the term quarterback guru was ever popularized there lived a very clever man named Sidney, (or as he was more readily known), 'Sid' Gilman.
He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1911, paced his environs to the ripe age of 92 and in a near century of spirited existence impacted the game of professional football as few others have ever contemplated.
He once said,  “The competition ... the type of football. Wide open, putting it in the air. That’s the fascination. In college football, the big play is not the pass. In pro football, it is. The talent in the pros is so outstanding – the wide receivers, the quarterbacks. That’s the fun, when you take the ball and move it down the field with talented people."  
Gilman was the head coach of the NFL's Los Angeles Rams from 1955 - 1959. He had only middling success there, in 1960 made the switch to the AFL's San Diego Chargers and it was in this swingin', So Cal environment that...

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