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Joe Namath's rookie contract was the largest in professional football history. Not among rookies, among everyone.

His knees were so messed up that the military gave him deferred service. He used to have to get them drained during halftime so he could finish games.
Despite this, Namath made the pro bowl in his 1965, his first season, and was named Rookie of the Year. He was a first-team All Pro QB in 1967, 1968, and 1969, earning AFL MVP in the latter two seasons.

(Side note: in 1969 the AP named him 2nd-team All Pro *AND* league MVP.)
Shortly after, injuries began to mount. He missed 9 games in 1970 and 10 games in 1971 before playing 13 out of 14 games in 1972 and again being named first-team All Pro, this time of the post-merger league.

Missed 8 more games in 1973 before winning Comeback PotY in 1974.
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#Effort & #Understanding

There is no meaningful effort without an understanding
There is no understanding without a #meaningful effort
We #achieve meaningful effort only by #failing and #trying again
#Effort teaches you to be #practical

#Understanding will bring #trust and #patience
#Understanding is needed to examine WHY and WHAT

#Effort is needed to achieve WHAT by doing HOW in accordance with WHY
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Any #action, #thought or #emotion which comes out of #awareness is a #blessing

Every action, thought or emotion which has its roots in #ignorance is a #curse.
Most people use "lack of #bad #intention" as an #excuse to cover up their #ignorance
#Belief is the root of all #ignorance
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This morning, I called this my favorite stat this year. But then I thought that was an exaggeration. It's my favorite stat for the #Cardinals.

Here's my favorite stat for every other team. #Thread
#Falcons in 2016: 1.57 TDs per FG attempt
2017: 0.85 TDs per FG att
Joe Flacco was 7th in pass atts in 2017, never threw for 300 yds, averaged <200 per game.
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