George Blanda played professional football for the Chicago Bears, the Baltimore Colts, the Houston Oilers, and the Oakland Raiders over a period of 26 years
I think George Blanda is likely the player with the longest career.
Easy: that was George Blanda who played quarterback and kicker in college and in professional football. He has the record of the most seasons played at 26. George, at the time of his retirement, had scored more points than any other football player.
Blanda scored a total of 2,002 points in his career.
George threw 42 INTs in 418 pass attempts for the Oilers in 1962.
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George Blanda was the #1 quarterback for the Chicago Bears in 1952 and 1953, starting 19 of the 20 games he played. The Bears record in those 19 games was 7-11-1. He was the #1 QB for the Houston Oilers from 1960-1966, starting 82 of the 98 games he played in. The Oilers record in those 82 games was 44-38-0. He was a starting QB for all or parts of 9 seasons.
There are 13 players and coaches who were with the Raiders that are now enshined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Marcus Allen Fred Biletnikoff George Blanda Willie Brown Dave Casper Al Davis Mike Haynes Ted Hendricks Howie Long John Madden Jim Otto Art Shell Gene Upshaw
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