Originally Posted by Texecutioner
Jerry Rice still had a great season or two when he went over to the Raiders and helped a guy who had never been an elite QB in his career to get an MVP award in Gannon. Rice would have put up huge numbers no matter where he was. He was the ultimate professional for his era and didn't need all of the extra physical attributes that some guys have to dominate over everyone else. He used his skill and his intelligence. That's what made Rice so freaking great. Sure, his numbers wouldn't have been quite as good with certain QB's but we could say that about all types of situations. Rice didn't just put up great numbers in his those situations. He put up worldly numbers in those situations. The record for TD's in a season that Moss just broke a few years ago was done by Rice in like 12 games or something like that. There still hasn't been a receiver that has touched Jerry Rice yet. The closest from a domination standpoint I'd say would be Calvin Johnson. He is starting to do some worldly types of things as well now.
Yeah, you have to flip that analogy around...We got a chance to see what Jerry would do with a qb not named Montana on 2 separate occasions..both resulted in SB appearances. It's fair to wonder how Montana would be considered if he didn't have Jerry though....highly doubt Montana is revered as the GOAT qb without Jerry.