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September 07, 1998
There's no doubt that the Dolphins' Dan Marino, who holds the NFL career passing records for completions, yardage and touchdowns, will stroll straight into Canton when he retires. About the only significant record he doesn't own is for quarterback rating—which may explain why Dapper Dan, despite his other Hall of Fame numbers, will start his 16th season with zero Super Bowl rings. The signal-callers with the 10 best career quarterback ratings have fared far better in Super Bowls and in NFL title games than the top 10s in the three Marino-led categories. When it comes to titles, efficiency seems to be key.
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September 07, 1998

Statitudes

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There's no doubt that the Dolphins' Dan Marino, who holds the NFL career passing records for completions, yardage and touchdowns, will stroll straight into Canton when he retires. About the only significant record he doesn't own is for quarterback rating—which may explain why Dapper Dan, despite his other Hall of Fame numbers, will start his 16th season with zero Super Bowl rings. The signal-callers with the 10 best career quarterback ratings have fared far better in Super Bowls and in NFL title games than the top 10s in the three Marino-led categories. When it comes to titles, efficiency seems to be key.

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