Joe Montana
Jun 27, 2016; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers former quarterback Joe Montana and wife Jennifer at the game between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Joe Montana is a first-ballot Hall of Famer who won four Super Bowl rings in four tries while winning three Super Bowl MVP trophies and two NFL MVPs throughout his 16-year NFL career. Yet according to former No. 1 overall pick turned NFL bust David Carr — now with NFL Network — Montana isn’t even a top-10 all-time NFL quarterback.

As if that notion weren’t laughable enough on its own, the explanation Carr gave to back up the assertion is even worse. Per Carr, the reason Montana isn’t one of the GOATs is that he landed in a perfect situation with “genius” coach Bill Walsh.

Check out the entire ridiculous argument below:

By Carr’s logic, that must mean Jerry Rice isn’t the best receiver of all-time, right? Because of Walsh’s “genius” system.

Back to Montana, the guy’s resume speaks for itself. In addition to his postseason prowess, he made eight Pro Bowls and was voted to three First-team All-Pro squads, finishing his career with 40,551 yards and 273 touchdowns passing.

Needless to say, we’re going to go ahead and give Carr a big thumbs down on this one.

Jesse Reed
Managing Editor at Sportsnaut. Featured on Yardbarker and MSN.com, and formerly was a breaking news writer/NFL analyst for Bleacher Report.