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The Best Quarterbacks Never to Start a Super Bowl

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John Brodie

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His play: Brodie won the 1970 MVP award and led the league in passing three times. But he couldn't get the 49ers to the Super Bowl, falling to the Cowboys in back-to-back years (1970 and 1971). His peak: 1970, 1971 NFC Championship Games