This weekend the best players in the NFL will face off for a chance to make the Super Bowl. In one corner, there is Patrick Mahomes. Already one of the greatest players in the league and has plans to assert his dominance over the league another time.
In the other corner, there is Lamar Jackson, a wizard with the football who wants to prove everyone who doubted him wrong. It just so happens that these two men happen to be two of the greatest Black quarterbacks of all time.
With that in mind, we look back at some of the greatest Black signal callers in league history. Once thought not to be intelligent enough to play the position, special athletes have been able to break through to become some of the best gunslingers in league history. Not all of them are Hall of Famers, but they are nonetheless important to the story of the NFL.
Here are the greatest Black quarterbacks in NFL history.