Unfortunately, the only pass he completed the rest of the game was to Redskins safety Mark Murphy in the third quarter; he finished the game with nine straight incompletions.
If you remove Woodley’s 76-yard touchdown to Jimmy Cefalo (56 of which came after the catch), then Woodley finishes 3 of 13 for 21 yards and an interception.
The 1968 NFL MVP looked far from valuable against what was considered a vastly inferior Jets team in Super Bowl 3, throwing for half as many interceptions as completions. Perhaps Morrall’s worst play was when he missed a wide-open Jimmy Orr on a flea-flicker; he targeted running back Jerry Hill and was intercepted by the Jets’ Jim Hudson. The play could have tied the game 7-7 at halftime.
For aging quarterbacks, Robinson said, a telltale sign of age eroding skill is when a quarterback’s leg strength slips, leading to poor mechanics and decreased zip on passes. “I certainly don’t see that” from Brady, Robinson said. “He still has a ton of power in his arm and strength-wise, looks as good as it did, and you could argue it’s even better now. He’s still as efficient as ever with his mechanics, and it leads to him being able to keep that arm strength at the level it’s at.”
“Why is the NFL getting massive tax breaks while at the same time disrespecting our Anthem, Flag and Country? Change tax law!” Trump wrote.
Lockhart pointed out that the NFL relinquished its tax-exempt status in 2015 and that individual teams were taxed even when the league had that status.
“Even when we had tax exempt status, it did not result in a tax break …. We do not receive any massive tax breaks, none at all,” Lockhart said.
Some owners seem wary of the business implications of the anthem controversy and the public feud with the White House. To this point, there has been no indication of any major sponsors dropping the NFL. The league has disputed a link between the protests and sagging TV ratings. But the NFL has acknowledged that it knows many fans are angry and sponsors are wary of the league engaging in a very heated and public political debate.