Historic Photos of the NFL Draft

Weeb Ewbank and Joe Namath
Text: Bill Carey
Photo: AP

Weeb Ewbank and Joe Namath

1965

The Alabama QB takes a look at his contract, held by Jets coach Weeb Ewbank. Broadway Joe received a record three-year, $427,000 deal. The Hall of Famer led the NFL in passing three times and led New York to an upset of 18-point favorite Baltimore in Super Bowl III.

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