Morrall was a former first round pick, the second overall selection of the San Francisco 49ers in the 1956 NFL Draft and eventually went on to win three Super Bowls during his career; one with the Baltimore Colts and two with the Miami Dolphins. Morrall was the quarterback who took over playing for Bob Griese and lead the 1972 Miami Dolphins to the Super Bowl as the only undefeated team to ever win a championship. All three of those championships were won with Hall of Fame head coach Don Shula.
Morrall played with the Giants from 1965-1967 and went 8-12-1 in those three years as a starter. In 1965 with the Giants, Morrall threw for 2,446 yards with 22 touchdowns and 12 picks while going 7-7 in his 14 starts.
Aside from the Giants, Colts, Dolphins and 49ers, Morrall also played with the Pittsburgh Steelers (1957-1958) and Detroit Lions (1958-1964). The Lions were the team that traded Morrall to the Giants in August of 1965 in a three-team deal. The Giants traded Morrall to the Colts in August of 1968 after he lost his starting job with the team.
Morrall also spent time as part of the Davie, Florida city council and at one time, was the town's mayor.
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