I believe it will be a great trade for the Chicago Bears. He is a true franchise quarterback, the first the Bears have had since Sid Luckman.
On Oct. 18, 1953, Willie Thrower of the Chicago Bears became the African-American quarterback to appear in an NFL game in the post-World War II years.
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Decatur Staleys, then Chicago Staleys, and then Chicago Bears!
Willie Thrower Chicago Bears 1953
Parnell Dickinson was not only the Buccaneers first quarterback, but their first black quarterback as well. He played during their inaugural 1976 year.
did the cowboys first game have a black quarterback in 1960
Willie Thrower. He never started a game, but played as a backup for the 1953 Chicago Bears. He complete 3 of 8 passes for 27 yards and 1 intereception.
The Chicago Cubs were founded first. The Chicago Cubs organization was started in 1870, while the Bears' organization was established in 1919.
The first black starting quarterback in the SEC was Condredge Holloway of the University of Tennessee in 1972.
when the team was first created they were called the Staleys, but the owner wanted to reflect the Chicago Cubs, so their name got changed to the Chicago Bears
First African-American quarterback in the NFL: Willie Thrower (Michigan State), Chicago Bears 1953 The first African American quarteraback was Willie Thrower. -----According to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Fritz Pollard of the Hammond Pros was the first African American to play the position of quarterback in a game in 1923.
Tim Caffey was the first Black quarterback at Huffman High in Birmingham
Walter Lewis was the first black starting quarterback in Alabama history. He was also the last quarterback to play for the legendary Coach Bear Bryant.
The first NFL playoff game was played December 18, 1932 between the Chicago Bears and the Portsmouth Spartans (now the Detroit Lions). The Bears won 9-0 and their QB was Carl Brumbaugh.
the first African American quarterback drafted was Fritz Pollard
On April 2, Cutler was traded to the Chicago Bears along with a fifth-round pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. In return, the Broncos received quarterback Kyle Orton, the Bears' first and third-round selections in 2009, and the Bears' first-round pick in 2010.
The second black quarterback to play was Marlin Briscoe. Willie Thrower was the first.
Doug Williams is the first black quarterback to play in and win a Superbowl with the Washington Redskins.
The Chicago Bears won their only super bowl in 1985 (XX)
The Chicago Bears defeated Moline 20-0 on October 3, 1920.
Yes, there have been several. The first black quarterback at Alabama was Michael Landrum in 1979.
first in 1920 Decatur Staleys, second in 1921 Chicago Staleys, third 1/28/1922 Chicago Bears
The first black quarterback to be a starter was Marlin Briscoe of the Denver Broncos in 1968. After a fantastic rookie season, he was not asked back to play quarterback. You can see the entire story on the bio page below