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Steve Young
#8 | Quarterback | San Francisco 49ers | Roster

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Career Notes

In an injury-shortened season young had the NFL's highest completion percentage (67.7) as well as QB rating (97.2)

Missed five games due to injury to his left shoulder ... Still managed to throw for over 3,000 yards, the fourth consecutive year he accomplished that feat ... Posted his seventh straight season with a quarterback rating of over 92.

NFL Player of the Year ... Set a league record with his 112.8 quarterback rating ... Fourth straight year he has led the league in QB rating, extending his own NFL record ... MVP of Super Bowl XXIX, where he set a game-record with six touchdown passes ... Completed over 70 percent of his passes to set a single season team record.

Led NFL with 29 touchdowns and a 101.5 QB rating ... Became first 49er quarterback to pass over 4,000 yards ... Threw 183 consecutive passes without an interception, also setting a team record.

NFL MVP ... Led NFL in touchdown passes (25), QB rating (107.0) and completion percentage (66.7) ... Became first player in NFL history to lead league with a QB rating over 100 two consecutive years.

Missed five games with a injury to his medial collateral ligament in his left knee ... Still lead league in QB rating with 101.8 ... Threw longest touchdown pass of his career, a 97-yard strike to John Taylor.

Became only second 49er quarterback to rush for over 100 yards in a single game.

Back-up to Joe Montana, but saw action because of Montana's injuries.

Scored on perhaps the most exciting run in team history, a 49-yard pinballing ramble to beat Minnesota with less than two minutes to play.

Back-up to Joe Montana.

Starting quarterback for Tampa Bay.

Started final five games for Tampa Bay.

Selected in first round (10th overall) by Los Angeles Express in the USFL draft ... Missed first six games due to contract holdout ... Became first professional quarterback to throw for 300 yards and rush for 100 in the same game.

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