Jets make good on Namath's guarantee
Jan. 12, 1969
Despite the New York Jets being 19-point underdogs to the Baltimore Colts, quarterback Joe Namath had visions of victory a few days before Super Bowl III. With a double scotch in his hand, he answered a heckler by saying, "We'll win. I guarantee it."
Broadway Joe is as good as his word as he guides the Jets to a stunning 16-7 triumph, legitimizing the upstart AFL with an upset for the ages. He completes 17-of-28 passes for 206 yards, with George Sauer grabbing ...
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