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George Blanda
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Football Player
    (September 17, 1927-September 27, 2010)
    Born in Youngwood, Pennsylvania
    Drafted 119th overall by the Chicago Bears in the 1949 NFL Draft
    Quarterback/kicker for the Chicago Bears (1949, 1950-1958), Baltimore Colts (merged from the AAFC) (1950), Houston Oilers (1960-1966) and the Oakland Raiders (1967-1975)
    Nicknamed 'The Fossil'
    Two time AFL champion (1960-1961)
    AFL MVP (1961)
    Bert Bell Award winner (1970)
    Four Pro Bowl selections (1961-1963, 1967)
    Seven All-Pro selections (1961-1963, 1967, 1970, 1973)
    Oldest player to play an NFL game (48 years, 109 days of age)
    Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame (1981)
    He said that George Halas was 'too cheap' to purchase a kicking shoe for him.
    He spent the 1959-60 season out of football.
    He played for the team that lost in the second Super Bowl, the Raiders.
    His pro football career ended with a loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-10 at the AFC Championship Game (January 4, 1976).
    He held an NFL record for the most thrown interceptions (277) until Bret Favre overtook it (October 2007).
    He played pro football in four separate decades.
    He was a heroic player.
    He was the Oilers' first starting quarterback.
    He was named into the AFL's All-Time Team (1970).
    He was first player to reach 2,000 scored points as he set a career record with 2,002 scored points until kicker Gary Anderson broke it with 2,434 scored points.
    He once held a record in most games played in a career (340) until kicker Gary Anderson also broke it with 353.
    The Sporting News listed him at number 98 in the list of the 100 Greatest Football Players (1999).

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