NFL Quarterbacks: The Hall of Fame Discussion

August 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In today’s age of fantasy football, fans are more obsessed by statistical output than ever. As a result, arguments have arisen about which players truly belong in the Hall of Fame and which players don’t, specifically at the quarterback position.
A factor that today’s fan doesn’t often take into account when entering these discussions is how a player measures up alongside his contemporaries from that era.
In order to facilitate these discussions, an exhaustive comparison of 20 well-known quarterbacks was performed. The players from this comparison entered the league between 1965 and 2004; they account for 40 Super Bowl appearances.
These quarterbacks combine for a record of 26-14 in the big game. Only three of the players did not appear in a single Super Bowl.
However, two of the three players not appearing in the Super Bowl were elected to the Hall of Fame as a result of their outstanding careers.
This study included 10 Hall...

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