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The Evolution of the Passing Game

The Evolution of the Passing Game

Pittsburgh Quarterback – Evolution of the Passing Game   This article provides a thumbnail sketch of the history of the passing game. It also explains some key changes that have strongly influenced the quarterback position. And, it points out the one player who took advantage of an important rule change instituted in 1950 that increased the importance of the signal caller. The heavy passer burden fit nicely on the shoulders of Pittsburgh’s own, the legendary Johnny Unitas. A … Read entire article »

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