Originally Posted by ObsiWan
On the other hand, both Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw have four rings apiece and yet NEITHER of them is a member of this 4,000-yd passing club (at least according to the site eriadoc pointed us to). You know what the DID have? Pretty damned good supporting casts around them and pretty damned good defenses for when they had off days.
You can't really compare numbers from different eras. Montana finished among the top 10 in pass yardage in 10 seasons. Bradshaw did so in 5. Schaub has finished among the top 10 in passing yards twice. If Montana and Bradshaw played in today's NFL, they would most certainly be 4000 yard passers.