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  1. Best Jets Team Ever: 1968

    Tim Graham

    Notable players: QB Joe Namath, RB Emerson Boozer, RB Matt Snell, WR Don Maynard, WR George Sauer, G Dave Herman, T Winston Hill, DT John Elliott, DE Gerry Philbin, DE Verlon Biggs, MLB Al Atkinson, CB Johnny Sample, K Jim Turner. Analysis: To sum...

    Blog | June 30, 2010
  2. Video: Marlin Briscoe made history at QB

    Tim Graham

    In honor of Black History Month, ESPN looks back at the trailblazing career of Marlin Briscoe, who, with the Denver Broncos in 1968, became the first black quarterback to start in the modern era. Briscoe went on to play for the Buffalo Bills, Miam...

    Blog | February 11, 2010
  3. Briscoe honored for breaking QB barrier

    Tim Graham

    Marlin Briscoe, the first black quarterback to start a game in the modern era, was feted last week on the House floor. Darryl Norenberg/Getty Images On Oct. 6, 1968, Marlin Briscoe became the first black quarterback in th...

    Blog | February 12, 2009
  4. 40 years ago, Briscoe broke QB barrier

    Tim Graham

    Darryl Norenberg/Getty Images In 1968, Marlin Briscoe became the first black quarterback in the modern era to start a game. Forty years have passed -- a long time, but not a lifetime. What a big moment it was then. Now it's a weekl...

    Blog | October 06, 2008