Jerry Rice is the GOAT!!!!! Greatest of all time. I love Joe Montana but Jerry Rice was so good for so long and it wasn't just about being athletic but running perfect routes at full speed. His training routine. The Beastmaster!!!
Rice dominated his position more than Montana did his, but Montana could easily have had 4 SB MVP trophies.
Rice was the weapon, but Joe was the assassin.
I understand where you're coming from, but let's not discredit how great he really was. He has records that may not be broken due to the fact that he produced at All-Pro levels for more years than most players (including majority of HOF'ers) played.
I love Montana, but he (in my opinion) is a close second when it comes to that question.
Also, just wanted to say that I've been reading these forums for years and I'm glad to finally be a part of it.
I'll say Rice. Joe Montana is arguably the greatest QB of all time. People who saw them play would argue that Unitas or Otto Graham were better in the eras. Rice was the best WR in the history of the game hands down. No one dominated their position on the field or numbers wise more than Rice.
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