“I was a little upset that he went to the NFL to get Payton and everybody back to watch him break a record,” Bradshaw said. “I’m like, ‘Are you kidding me?’ I never would have gone and asked for them back.”
Drew Brees would probably be among the first to tell you that he will never erase Unitas’ legacy. It was Unitas who demonstrated how explosive the passing game could be, and he changed pro football forever.
Maybe we’re asking the wrong question. We know Mark Sanchez, 26, will never be Peyton Manning at 26. But can he be Manning at 36?