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Washington Redskins quarterback "Slinging" Sam Baugh

UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 02: Washington Redskins' 'Slinging' Sam Baugh shoots a pass during football practice at Westchester Biltmore. (Photo by Leroy Jakob/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

Top 10 legacy-altering seasons for a quarterback - RealClearSports

The quarterback is the glamour position in the NFL. But the job comes with the burden of scrutiny, and when a career is over, it's all about the legacy: the stats, the wins and most importantly the Super Bowl rings. For Peyton Manning, the dig was always that he didn't have the rings, and Tom Brady did, which meant Brady was better. Then Manning got his Super Bowl win in 2006, and things changed.