Undeserving Hall of Famers Part One

Posted: 18th December 2009 by Greg McKnight in NFL
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Bob Griese of the Miami Dolphins

Clearly a case of being part of good teams but not contributing all that much to their success.á Griese played in three Super Bowls and won two as the starting quarterback.á One argument for induction into the Hall is that the best players play thier best in the big games.á This wasn't the case for Griese.á If you need any proof that he was the proverbial caretaker QB before that term was ever coined, check out his statlines from those three big games:á

Super Bowl VI = 12 of 23 for 134 yards, 0TDs 1 int
Super Bowl VII= 8 of 11 for 88 yards, 1TD 1int
Super Bowl VIII= 6 of 7 for 73 yards, 0TD 0int

And it wasn't just the big games he was average (or worse) in during his 14-year pro career.á Rarely was Griese among the ...

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