Originally Posted by GordonGekko
I thought it was actually a very interesting match-up/comparison.
I took Cunningham, the man was mobile and could pass with accuracy. Fouts, although I was not old enough to watch him play in the day, seems like a poor man's Dan Marino, just couldn't win big ball games despite the gawdy numbers.
Dan Fouts was no Dan Marino. Dan Marino was a stunningly awesome quarterback who had two very good wide receivers and no running game or very good defense to speak of.
Look at Fouts' numbers above, especially TD/INT, and now look at Marino's:
Pass attempts 8,358
Pass completions 4,967
Passing yards 61,361
QB Rating 86.4
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