Pre-Peyton, Morton QB'd 2 SB teams: Dallas, Denver

    2014-01-22 15:43

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AP Pro Football Writer

In 1 1/2 weeks, Peyton Manning will become only the third quarterback to start for two franchises in the Super Bowl. The first guy to do it, Craig Morton, is among the thousands of former players suing the NFL about concussions.

Morton played QB for the Dallas Cowboys in the 1971 Super Bowl, and for the Denver Broncos - Manning's current team - in the 1978 Super Bowl. (Morton's teams lost both games.) Last month, Morton filed a complaint against the league in U.S. District Court in California, where he lives.

Morton says he doesn't know how many concussions he got during a career that lasted from 1965 to 1982.

But he says he has headaches, needs shots in his spine, and his feet are numb.


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