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Doug Williams’ Place in History

Twenty-five years ago, quarterback Doug Williams led the Washington Redskins to 42-10 rout of the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXII, becoming the first African-American quarterback to start, win, and be named the MVP of a Super Bowl. Today, on Super Bowl Sunday, ESPN looks back at this historic accomplishment, in a seven minute segment on their NFL Countdown show. (Edit: Above link updated to Doug Williams: A Football Life.)

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