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49ers, Pats made right QB decisions

Pat Yasinskas takes a look at five hugely popular veterans who left the franchises that made them famous.

Originally Published: February 7, 2008
By Pat Yasinskas | ESPN.com

Here's a quick look at how five hugely popular veterans departed the franchises that made them famous and the aftermath:

1. Joe Montana: An injury to Montana in 1991 allowed Steve Young to shine. Still, the 49ers faced a huge dilemma in 1993 as they tried to decide what to do with, arguably, the greatest quarterback ever. The 49ers traded Montana to Kansas City.

The verdict: It was the right call. Montana had two decent years before retiring, but his trade cleared ...

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