The NFL will be taking a moment to celebrate the life of our late Hall of Famer and one of the most beloved players in the history of the game, Joe Namath.
Namath passed away in Atlanta on Monday at the age of 92.
We wanted to share with you the most memorable moments from Namath’s career.NAMATH’S CAREERRANKINGSThe following is a look at each of Namaths career rankings:Nameth was drafted in the first round of the 1972 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers.
The following season he played in five games and recorded six tackles.
His first NFL start came on Sept. 25, 1973, against the Dallas Cowboys.
The next week, the 49ers lost to the Washington Redskins 20-16 in the opening game of the 1974 season.
In his rookie season Namath was named the Pro Bowl Defensive Player of the Year and had 53 tackles, five for a loss, two sacks and an interception in five playoff games.
In 1975 Namath helped the 49er defense beat the New York Giants and New England Patriots in the playoffs.
Namath also had a sack in the final minute of the 49-49 overtime loss to the Miami Dolphins.
The 49ers were unable to make the playoffs, and Namath signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
In 1976 Namath appeared in five regular season games and started six.
He had one tackle in that season’s NFC championship game against the Washington SuperSonics.
Nameth’s final game was against the Cleveland Browns in the AFC title game.
In the season finale, the Browns beat the Cincinnati Bengals 21-14.
Namuth led the NFL with 10 sacks in 1977.
In 1978 Namath led the 49s defense with 14.5 sacks.
In 1979 he led the team with a career-high 19.5 tackles for loss.
Namah led the league with a team-high four interceptions.
Namonthe 49ers defense finished with the sixth-best run defense DVOA in 1978, the second-best rushing defense DVPA in 1979 and the best pass defense DVSA in 1980.
In 1980 Namath played in his 10th NFL playoff game.
He was sacked 10 times and forced to miss one play.
He led the Niners in sacks in the game with 11.
He finished with a game-high 16 tackles and an INT.
Nammath also played in three of the first five Super Bowls, including the 1991 championship against the Denver Broncos.
He recorded two interceptions in the Super Bowl, including one in the fourth quarter of the final game.
Namathe had two sacks in his Super Bowl appearance against the Packers.
Namaths only sack came in the overtime of the 1990 AFC championship game.
Namphuath led the offense with 3,095 yards passing and 17 touchdowns, and led the defense with 13 interceptions.
He set a franchise record with six fumbles, and he also had two forced fumbles.
Namameth recorded a career high nine tackles for a lost touchdown.
In 1991 Namath had a career year, finishing with 1,848 yards passing, 17 touchdowns and three interceptions.
His 4,624 yards rushing was the most ever by a 49ers quarterback.
Namats touchdown pass to Steve Young was the first ever for a 49er.
Namatha also had three forced fucks, including a game tying touchdown pass in the second quarter.
Nambath led a 49-24 comeback victory over the San Diego Chargers on Jan. 12, 1992.
In a 34-20 win, the Ninethes offense ran for another touchdown and the defense forced a fumble by defensive tackle Keith Brown.
In total, Namath ran for 479 yards and five touchdowns.
The Ninethis offense was led by the rushing of wide receiver Joe Namam and the passing of running back Paul Jones.
Naham played in all 13 games for the Ninets last season.
The team finished the regular season with a 12-6 record, the best record in the NFL.
Nabam led the offensive line with a total of 4,077 total yards and a total rushing average of 7.34 yards per carry.
He also led the defensive line with 4,895 total yards, a total rush average of 4.74 yards per rush and a sack total of three.
Namethe was named AFC Offensive Player of Year for the second time in his career and was the NFL Offensive Player in each of his four seasons with the Ninetes.
Namara also played a significant role in the 49′ s defense.
In 1977 Namath, along with linebacker Joe Greene, recorded 6 interceptions.
In 1979 Namath started nine games and led his defense with 12 tackles, a forced fumble and two interceptions.
On the season Namats interception in the closing minutes of the playoff game against Green Bay was the third in the last three years for a defense that had allowed more than one interception in three straight seasons