George Blanda, who passed away Monday at the age of 83, was one of the most-competitive guys I ever came across.
George Blanda, 1927-2010
It didn't matter what it was, Blanda wanted to win. He loved to play golf and he never let me forget about $5 I took off him after making a putt at a charity event at the Riverside Country Club in Bozeman, Mont.
In the 1970 AFC title game against Baltimore, Blanda threw two touchdown passes and kicked a field goal, accounting for all 17 points the Raiders scored in a 27-17 loss.