Profiles in Greatness: Sonny Jurgensen

NFL Films Presents, Profiles in Greatness, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, Washington Redskins

Washington is among the many teams reportedly in the hunt to sign Peyton Manning.  Though the Redskins have struggled to find consistent quarterback play in recent years, their proud history includes three different Super Bowl winning quarterbacks (Joe Theismann, Doug Williams and Mark Rypien) and two QBs enshrined in Canton: Slingin’ Sammy Baugh and Sonny Jurgensen.

Jurgensen was acquired via trade from Philadelphia before the 1964 season and went on to play 11 seasons with the Redskins, before retiring at the age of 40.  Today’s Profile in Greatness looks back at Sonny’s career, as originally presented in 2010 on NFL Films Presents:

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