Harold George Belafonte Jr. (ou Harold George Bellanfanti Jr dans sa langue maternelle) nat le 1 er mars 1927 New York, dans le quartier de Harlem, au sein d'une famille originaire de la Jamaque . In his final 10 NFL seasons, Cunningham played in only 80 games, but finished his 16-year career completing 2,429 of his 4,289 attempts for 29,979 yards and 207 touchdowns, with 134 interceptions. He was 82-52-1 as a starter and 3-6 in the playoffs. NAME SEASON TM GP HOF CMP ATT PCT YDS AVG YDS/G TD TD% INT INT% SCK SCKY RATE; Randall Cunningham: 1985: PHI. Also returned two punts for touchdowns in 2003. Allen Rossum: Was the Eagles 3rd-round pick in 1998 and spent his first two years here but spent 12 years in the NFL. During the early stages of the 1999 season, after throwing nine interceptions in just six games, Cunningham was benched again, this time in favor of Jeff George. [10], On June 29, 2010, one of Cunningham's children, two-year-old son Christian, drowned in a hot tub while unattended at the family home in Las Vegas. The Pro Football Hall of Fame safety joined NFL Network to talk about quarterback Jalen Hurts' development, the pieces added to the Eagles' defense, and the launch of the Brian Dawkins Impact Foundation. Playing against a tough Soviet Union squad, Fuhr turned away shot after shot during the three-game final. The Philadelphia Eagles drafted Cunningham in 1985. He has four children from previous marriages and a step-daughter. Upon retiring a second and final time, Cunningham became an ordained Protestant minister and served as the team chaplain for the Las Vegas Raiders from 2020 to 2022. Cunningham later embarked on a remarkable 16-season NFL career - 11 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles (1985-1995) as well as playing with the Minnesota Vikings (1997-99), the Dal1as Cowboys (2000) and the Ballimore Ravens (2001). As everyone should know, Troy Aikman is the worst QB in the Hall of Fame. The Ultimate Weapon, QB Eagles, Starship 12 or Rambling Randall, Frequently Asked Questions about the NFL and Football, Pro-Football-Reference.com Blog and Articles. Ive played against Joe (Montana). [3], Fuhr was born to one Afro-Canadian parent and one First Nation-Canadian parent from the Enoch Cree Nation; he was adopted by parents Betty Wheeler and Robert Fuhr and raised in Spruce Grove, Alberta. [3], He then went on to attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). He retired after the 2001 season as the NFL's all-time leader in rushing yards and carries for the quarterback position, (a record broken in 2011 by Michael Vick), and tied for fourth with Steve Grogan in rushing touchdowns by a quarterback. "NFL 100 Greatest" counts down the top 100 game changers in NFL history, and Eagles Hall of Fame quarterback Randall Cunningham lands at No. When Cunningham came back the following year, however, his mobility was forever changed by the events of the previous season, and while his arm was still as good as ever, his footspeed took a hit when his knees started to give out on him. (David Stluka / AP) As the most . Banks hits Cunningham low, a blow so hard that it drives him backward, with Cunningham losing his balance and starting to fall before bracing himself with with his left hand. He made three straight Pro Bowls in an Eagles uniform and went on to have an MVP season with the Vikings in 1998. Sam Mills: Was never an Eagle, but spent three years with the USFL Philadelphia (and Baltimore) Stars. Cunningham retired following the 1995 season, but returned a year later to join the Vikings. In 1998 he led the league in touchdown passes, passer rating and yards per attempt. In 2017, Fuhr was named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players in history. Doug Williams historic Super Bowl win was still two years away, and the idea that fast, athletic blacks could succeed at the position wasanathema to head coaches around the league. In 1984, his senior year, he led the UNLV Rebels to an 112 seasonstill the school's only 10-win season everhowever this was adjusted to 013 when it was found out several players were ineligible.[4]. Had nine return TDs - six kick, three punt. His receivers and backs in the Eagle era included the geriatric Herschel Walker, the oft-injured Keith Jackson and Fred Barnett, Keith Byars, and other assorted mediocrities. Heres a look at every nominee that spent time with the Eagles: Eric Allen: Allen made six Pro Bowls in his 14-year career and had 54 interceptions and eight touchdown returns. [9], In December 2009, Cunningham was hired by Silverado High School in Henderson, Nevada as the offensive coordinator of the school's varsity and junior varsity football team. At the time, rumours floated that the denial was based on race, as several of Fuhr's white teammates had been granted membership. The Blues beat Toronto in the first round, but lost to Detroit in the next. Poilievre's speech was part of a daylong visit to the Manitoba capital, where a byelection is soon expected to fill the Winnipeg South Centre seat held by Liberal member of Parliament Jim Carr, who died in December. He also left second only to Ron Jaworski in passing yards, with 22,877, though both were later surpassed by Donovan McNabb. 2016 College Football Hall of Famer Randall Cunningham talks about what it means to be in the Hall of Fame. From leading the offense at UNLV to his career in the NFL, Randall Cunningham brought to the game a rocket arm and incredible athleticism that befuddled defenses and redefined the position of quarterback. In his final two seasons, he played for the Dallas Cowboys and Baltimore Ravens for one year each, primarily as a backup. Aside from the stunning loss to Atlanta in the 1998 NFC Championship game, which Gary Anderson and the Vikings D blew, Cunninghams most memorable playoff moment was probably the 1988 Fog Bowl loss to the Bears, where he somehow threw for 407 yards but also threw for three crucial INTs. The 1993 and 1994 seasons would be riddled by a series of nagging injuries and a transition to the West Coast Offense that eventually led to his benching in favor of veteran Rodney Peete. Fuhr's playoff success fed into his reputation as the supreme clutch goaltender of his era, and there was a period of time from 1987 through at least 1989 where Fuhr was often called "the best goaltender in the world". 02-24-2007, 11:14 PM #15. Randall Cunningham is one of the most underappreciated quarterbacks in history. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. 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Fuhr played ten seasons for the Oilers, where he teamed up first with Andy Moog, then Bill Ranford to form one of the most formidable goaltending tandems in history, winning the Stanley Cup four times in five seasons (1983-84 through '87-88). Spent 1994 with the Eagles and had two sacks. Fuhr and Gretzky became teammates for the third time when the Blues acquired Gretzky in a trade with the Kings on February 27, 1996. Feeling as if the fans and organization did not fully appreciate his contributions to the team's success, as well as being unhappy with his role as a back-up, Cunningham retired from football after the 1995 season. Cunningham was originally intended to serve as the third-string quarterback, but he was named the backup behind Elvis Grbac after performing better than Chris Redman. Sydney had three career receptions. He played 79 games that season, 76 consecutively, both NHL records. Like Archie Manning, Cunninghamracked up his numbers with mediocre supporting casts. All this playing on one of the greatest teams ever assembled, reason why the '90s' Cowboys won three Super Bowls in four seasons, and Aikman won a Super Bowl MVP in one of those wins. The Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame is committed to the support and enhancement of Southern Nevada youth through programs and scholarships. His son, Randall Jr, withdrew from SHS and registered the same day at Bishop Gorman High School, a private Roman Catholic school in Las Vegas. He attended Santa Barbara High School, and was a graduate of the class of 1981. The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. All rights reserved. You can . Had the following five things not gone wrong, he might be one of the best QBs ever. Click here for more information and a copy of the press luncheon schedule. Randall Wade Cunningham Sr. (born March 27, 1963) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 seasons. It is the premier annual gathering of business and community leaders from every sector. Cunningham, a four-time Pro Bowler and two-time first-team All Pro, will be inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall Of Fame on Thursday night at the Hilton-City Avenue in Bala Cynwyd. He rushed for 2,344 yards and caught 163 passes in three years with the Eagles during the early 1990s. Mills, a H-of-F finalist last year, made five Pro Bowls in his 12-year NFL career. He made five straight Pro Bowls as an Eagle and was a 1st-team all-pro in 2002. Cunningham was the most electrifying player not named B. Sanders to take the field since Gale Sayers was knocked from the game. Since then, he has. Randall Cunningham: Threw for 22,877 yards and 105 touchdowns and ran for 4,482 yards in 11 years with the Eagles. In May 1993, while a member of the Sabres, Fuhr was denied membership in the neighbouring Transit Valley Country Club. Cunningham does not go down. Randall compares more favorably to Troy Aikman, another Canton lock, who played exactly one less game in his career. [citation needed]. Jeff Garcia: Replaced an injured McNabb in 2006 and went 5-1 to finish the regular season before beating the Giants in a wild-card game in his only full season with the Eagles. Only during his comeback with Minnesotathrowing to Cris Carter and Randy Moss, with Robert Smith running through gaping holesdid Randall get in on the fun Montana, Aikman, and Steve Young were having for most of their careers. [14], In July 2012, Cunningham was named the 23rd greatest quarterback of the NFL's post-merger era, according to Football Nation.[15]. Gary Anderson: Kicked for the Eagles in 1995 and 1996, making 47 of 59 field goals and scoring 213 points. The transcript of Randall McDaniel's speech at the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Greg Townsend: Recorded 109 1/2 sacks in 13 seasons, mainly with the Raiders. Advertisement. Being a bulldogger when you're a Butterfield is kind of like being a hockey player if you're a Sutter. He becomes the first Rebel player to enter the College Football Hall of Fame. He had been an all-conference quarterback and punter while at UNLV, and unleashed a 91-yard punt against the Giants on December 3, the longest in Eagles history (and the fourth-longest ever).