Why don't we have an Earl Morrall

CA Dolfan

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As quarterback Earl Morrall said in the interview, it was the 1972 season that first led the city of Miami to accept the Dolphins as a part of South Florida heritage. Four games into the season, the Dolphins were still undefeated. The combination of Griese's precision arm, Warfield and Jim Mandich receiving and Larry Csonka, Jim Kiick, and Mercury Morris comprising the running game, the Dolphins seemed unbeatable. But in that fourth game against San Diego, Griese broke his right leg and dislocated his ankle and was out for the season. Morrall, who had played for Shula when he coached Baltimore, had to step up and take Griese's place at the helm. Morrall stepped up and not only upheld the Dolphins winning tradition, he kept the undefeated streak alive. The 1972 Dolphins accomplished a feat which has not been matched before or since, they won every game that year, including defeating the Washington Redskins 14-7 in Super Bowl VII. Miami's only professional sports franchise had etched his place in history forever.

Seems like the Dolphins have always had decent back ups. Why don't we have one now?
 

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they thought they had a solid backup QB who was like enough to their starter. Of course, Morrall only threw it 15x a game and that is all Ray should. I just hope they do not bring back Aikman that w/ba joke at this pt. in the season
 
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