August 07, 2006 | Tom Callahan
Every young NFL
quarterback owes a debt to Johnny U, who in 1956 showed how a skinny rookie
could take charge of a middling team and lay the foundation for a champion
August 07, 2006 | Peter King
There may be QBs
as tough as John Unitas, but in today's NFL none have the same freedom to run
the offense--nor can they expect to get it
October 14, 2002
The QuarterbackFrank Deford wrote his best article ever when he captured the spirit of professional football—Johnny Unitas (The Best There Ever Was, Sept. 23). Even the occasionally snowy picture on our old...
September 23, 2002 | Paul Zimmerman
We consider Johnny Unitas the best quarterback ever to play the game, so what better way to honor his memory than to introduce the U Ratings? Using six statistical measures supplied by Elias Sports Bureau and five...
September 23, 2002 | Peter King
Mass substitutions, sophisticated defenses and the pressure to win add up to one conclusion—we'll never see another Johnny U