publication date: Tuesday, September 3, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)

category: Sports

clue: Despite his name, this Midwestern quarterback suffered more than his share of unfortunate injuries, so he became the rare player to walk away from the NFL in his prime, a month before his 30th birthday.

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, and Erik Bates


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