A pair of castoffs, Zorn and Largent, teamed up to help the
rise to prominence when expansion teams were given little hope.
The American Football League was known for its pass-first philosophy, and this
duo was the games' best.
"The Snake" and Biletnikoff, sporting plenty of Stick-Um, gave the
a dangerous offense and delivered a
This combination of
helped make the passing game a factor in an era when football was a ground-based, run-first sport.
Two of the
' fabled "Big Three" helped lead Dallas to three
triumphs in the 1990s.
In Kelly's fast-paced, no-huddle K-Gun offense, his favorite target was a receiver drafted in the fourth round out of Kutztown.
Together, these two pioneers of the modern game ushered in the era of timing passes and the two-minute offense.
Montana was already one of the game's best passers before Rice came along, but the WR's arrival helped create a legend.
Young picked up where Montana left off, tossing the ball to Rice as the
' explosive offense didn't miss a beat.
Manning and Harrison proved true the old adage "practice makes perfect." Hard work on the practice field has netted huge numbers on Sundays.
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