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Old 07-07-2012, 09:44 AM   #11
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Kelly's 4 SB appearances had a lot to do with the talent surrounding him (Lofton, Reed, Thomas) and a very good defense. Marino had some good WR's (Clayton, Duper) but no elite runner, nor the defensive support.

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Old 07-14-2012, 02:17 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by mutineer10 View Post
Kelly's 4 SB appearances had a lot to do with the talent surrounding him (Lofton, Reed, Thomas) and a very good defense. Marino had some good WR's (Clayton, Duper) but no elite runner, nor the defensive support.



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Old 07-14-2012, 10:04 PM   #13
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Kelly with the 4 consecutive Superbowl apperances, and Marino with passing record that nobody thought would ever be broken...until last year, in my opinion puts them neck and neck. I did love to watch Kelly play back then. He's one of my all time favorite football players.
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Old 07-23-2012, 11:04 PM   #15
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Marino, obviously.

Kelly next.

And don't forget Manning.
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Old 07-23-2012, 11:28 PM   #16
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IDK, I look at going to the Super Bowl and four consectutive Super Bowls as more of a team accomplishment then an individual one ... the fact Marino only went to one is more a reflection of Miami having to go through those great Buffalo teams of the 90's in the playoffs more then an indictment of Marino ... having four opportunities to win a SuperBowl and failing each time however, is something I would view as an individual shortcoming on a QB's part, ie Kelly.

Consider this ... what would Buffalo's SuperBowl record be today had Dan Marino/Jim Kelly traded places? I'd imagine Buffalo would probably have won 2 or 3 of those games and I still don't think Miami would have advanced past Buffalo in any of those playoffs, even with Jim Kelly at the helm.

Both were elite QB's and deserving of a SB ring, but if we're going to debate it, I'm going with Marino.

What's Jim Kelly doing these days anyway? Marino has his commercials & the Ace Ventura movie, you never see Jim Kelly ... must have invested his money wisely, guys like that usually do, .
JimKelly.com | The Official Site for Hall of Fame Quarterback Jim Kelly
Looks like he stays pretty busy.
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I's say Marino. His records made him known over here to Germany. He is a legend.
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Old 07-24-2012, 04:42 PM   #20
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I's say Marino. His records made him known over here to Germany. He is a legend.
... or is it because he looks like David Hasselhoff? I heard Hasselhoff is a most popular star over in Germany, ... j/k, I agree with you on him being legend.

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