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Vinny Testaverde


  Male      American      Athlete

  Born : Nov 13, 1963  


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Vincent Frank Testaverde (born November 13, 1963) is a former American football quarterback who played for 21 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) during the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers first overall in the 1987 NFL Draft. He played college football at Miami, where he was an All-American and won the Heisman Trophy in 1986.

Testaverde also played for the Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys, New England Patriots, and Carolina Panthers.

His professional career was principally characterized by its longevity, lasting a remarkable 21 seasons, playing with a total of seven different teams. However, despite being in the top 10 for most career passing statistics (8th in career passing yardage, 10th in career touchdown passes, 9th in career completions), Testaverde was not a notably successful quarterback in terms of wins and losses. His 123 losses as a starting quarterback is an NFL record, and his career regular season winning percentage of .423 is the lowest of any quarterback with at least 70 wins. Testaverde's 90 wins are the most for any quarterback with more losses than wins. He played in just five post-season games in his NFL career with a record of 2-3. His career NFL passer rating is 75.0, tied for 98th all time with Sid Luckman...


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