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Dan Marino, the uncrowned king of the Miami Doplhins

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.- In the history of the National Football League (NFL) there have been hundreds of quarterbacks who have dressed the equi


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.- In the history of the National Football League () there have been hundreds of quarterbacks who have dressed the equipment of one of the 32 American football franchises in the United States, seeking to make history by trying to get hold of Vince Lombardi, a name which is known by the title of the .

However, there is a particular script about a former quarterback who became an idol in the 80s, when he was included by the Miami dolphins in the first selection of 1983 and to date his name is located as one of the greats that was at the level of Tom brady, Joe montana and Terry Bradsha despite never winning a Super Bowl, we talk about Dan Marino.

The element of the Dolphins, which ended a career of more than 17 years had a successful path by being the first pitcher to exceed more than 5,000 yards in the same NFL periodization, such as scoring more than 40 touchdowns in the same season, specifically 48 in 1984.

Dan Marino, a Miami idol
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The prestigious number “13” of the cetaceans franchise was always loyal to his team, because throughout his professional career in the sport of tackling, he always wore Miami clothing, until 1999 when he decided to retire permanently after 17 seasons. in the league.

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Dan Marino, legend despite not winning the Super Bowl
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His run ended as the leader in passing attempts, passing yards and touchdowns, all of which worked to place him as the passer with the best numbers in tournament history. Dan Marino He always wanted to be the best and he did it, although for fans he will always be remembered as “The man who never won a Super Bowl.”

At the end of his participation with the Dolphins team, he took a position on the board of directors, until later becoming a sports analyst for the NFL. In addition, from another angle, he runs a Foundation that bears his own name, which has the objective of “improving the lives of people with autism and other special needs”, according to his words.

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Dan Marino was born on a distant September 15, 1961 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He debuted in the NFL in the 1983 season against the Buffalo Bills in his week 6, coming from the University of Pittsburgh, to complete a total of 242 confrontations with the Miami Dolphins. He lasted 17 periods in the franchise and in the distant 2005 he was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

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