Monday, September 27, 2010

George Blanda RIP

Following a difficult loss Sunday versus the Arizona Cardinals, as a side note it has been 4 years since Janikowski last missed a FG under 32 yards, the Oakland Raiders biggest loss came Monday with the announcement that HOF QB/Kicker George Blanda passed away at age 83 years old.

Blanda spent 26 years in the legue (AFL & NFL) and he definitly earned his Hall Of Fame honors. His honors inlcude Most Seasons Played (26), Most PATs (943), Most Passing TDs In A Game (7) and 3 AFL League Championships. He is also 4th on the list for Games Played (340) and 5th on the list for Points Scored (2,002).

While Blanda spent 8 seasons with the Chicago Bears, 8 seasons with the Houston Oilers and 1 season with the Baltimore Colts he is best known for his time with the Oakland Raiders where he made an apperance in Super Bowl II and an additional 4 apperances in the AFL/AFC Championship Game.

No comments:

Post a Comment