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80. John Hadl

A lot of people talk about “Playstation” numbers where by offensive stars put up offensive numbers that don’t seem realistic.  John Hadl was putting up those types of numbers when Quarterbacks generally were more conservative and decades before the Madden craze took over.

On three separate occasions John Hadl eclipsed 3,000 yards passing.  This is expected pout of many Quarterbacks now, but it was very impressive considering the era he played in.  He was one of the games early gunslingers and as such posted very impressive Touchdowns Pass numbers.  Subsequently, this led to a copious amount of interceptions and he did finish his career with more picks than TD passes.

86. Steve McNair

It is a shame how Steve McNair’s tragic ending may overshadow what was a very productive (and one tackle away from a Super Bowl) career. Unfortunately, professional sports has far too many of these stories.