It may seem silly now, but replacing the No. 1-overall draft pick/face of the franchise with a little-known backup was once a big deal in New England.
to a hefty contract, the
got fan favorite
for much less. What followed is still a point of contention in Buffalo.
Having two Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks on the same roster competing for one job put the
in a precarious spot.
Like Van Brocklin and Waterfield before them, the
had two future Hall of Famers at QB. Unlike those '50s
' QBs couldn't coexist.
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