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John Denver

Feb. 16, 2004
Feb. 16, 2004

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Feb. 16, 2004

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John Denver

Canton Ease On Super Bowl Saturday, five years to the day after
his final game, a win in Super Bowl XXXIII, John Elway was
elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Elway becomes the
leader in passing yards among Hall of Famers. Who had held that
distinction?

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a. Dan Marino c. Fran Tarkenton
b. Joe Montana d. Johnny Unitas

Mile High Club Elway is the third Hall of Famer who has suited up
for the Broncos, but the first to play a majority of his career
in the Mile High City. Who are the other two former Broncos
who've been enshrined?

This Week's Matchup Though he holds most of the Broncos passing
records, Elway doesn't have them all. Pair the Denver QB with the
record he holds.

1. Gus Frerotte a. longest touchdown pass
2. Brian Griese b. lowest interception rate
3. Hugh Millen c. highest passer rating
4. George Shaw d. most yards in a game

Call to Order Elway's selection comes one year after receiver
James Lofton, a fellow Stanford alumnus, made the Hall. Place
these colleges in order of the number of alumni they have in
Canton.

a. Army c. Nebraska
b. Morgan State d. Stanford

ANSWERS

CANTON EASE: c. Hall of Famer Fran Tarkenton is fourth alltime in
passing yards with 47,003, behind Marino (61,361), Elway (51,475)
and Warren Moon (49,325). Marino and Moon are not in the Hall.

MILE HIGH CLUB: The two other Broncos in the Hall of Fame are
longtime Raiders cornerback Willie Brown (1963 to '66 Broncos)
and former Cowboys running back Tony Dorsett (1988 Broncos).

THIS WEEK'S MATCHUP: 1. d; 2. c; 3. b; 4. a

CALL TO ORDER: Morgan State (four: Roosevelt Brown, Len Ford,
Leroy Kelly, Willie Lanier); Stanford (three: Elway, Lofton,
Ernie Nevers); Nebraska (two: Guy Chamberlain, Link Lyman); Army
(none)