A young superstar and a seasoned veteran, point men of the entire team.
#12 – Joe Namath
The impact of the superstar quarterback on his teammates and coaches is explained in the book by long-silent members of the team. Details on how Namath, alone, twice forced the merger of the NFL and AFL is explored, along with long forgotten and unknown facts about the Jets’ biggest star.
#15 – "Babe" Parilli
Pro football’s very best holder who helped kicker Jim Turner break records for
field goals and points, Babe empowered Turner to have his greatest professional
seasons. As a longtime pro football veteran, Parilli was the perfect mix of skill and experience as the backup for Broadway Joe.
Pass protection was crucial to Joe Namath. Without seven committed offensive linemen and Weeb Ewbank’s carefully-created blocking schemes, Namath’s career would have been shortened. Read about the pivotal role those men played by clicking here.