The San Francisco 49ers has traditionally been one of the best franchises in NFL history. The franchise was established in 1946 and officially joined the NFL in 1950 when the league merged with the All-America Football Conference. A tradition of winning has described the 49ers for as long as they’ve been wearing pads. San Francisco is known for having one of the legendary dynasties in NFL history for its stretch of five Super Bowl wins in a span of 14 years between 1981 and 1994.
Ray Lewis is a retired NFL linebacker who played his entire illustrious professional football career for the Baltimore Ravens. Lewis is regarded by both coaches and the media as one of the best linebackers to ever play the game, which is a title that is easily supported by his many incredible accolades from throughout his 17-year NFL career. Although he works as an ESPN commentator for the NFL, Ray Lewis will always be remembered by football fans for his glory days at the Ravens’ middle linebacker.
Dan Marino is a Hall of Fame quarterback who played the entirety of his 17-year career with the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins drafted Marino out of the University of Pittsburgh with the 27th overall pick in the quarterback-driven 1983 NFL Draft. Marino is widely considered to be one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history. He led the Dolphins to the playoffs 10 times during his 17-year career, but was never able to secure that elusive Super Bowl title.
Eli Manning is the starting quarterback for the New York Giants. Manning comes from a long line of football megastars, as the son of former NFL quarterback, Archie Manning, and brother of Denver Broncos quarterback, Peyton Manning. Just like his brother Peyton in 1998, Eli Manning was taken with the top overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft. The San Diego Chargers drafted Manning with the No.1 pick, but traded him to the New York Giants. Since joining the Giants, Manning has enjoyed a huge amount of success with the team and has become one of the premier quarterbacks in the league today.