Former Kansas City Chiefs great Len Dawson is one of the most prolific quarterbacks in the history of the NFL. He threw for 239 touchdowns and almost 29,000 total yards in his career, numbers impressive enough to make him one of just 23 quarterbacks currently enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Read More >
His greatest moment of football glory came in 1970's Super Bowl IV, when he led the Chiefs to a 23-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings and was awarded the game's Most Valuable Player Award. He holds Chiefs records for highest quarterback rating, most attempts, completions, yardage and average gain.
Today he is better known as a co-host of HBO's Inside The NFL and color analyst for Chiefs games on KMBC-TV in Kansas City. His most important battle, however, is one that he waged off the field. Dawson is a prostate cancer survivor. He recently gave a speech at the American Cancer Society's second annual "Prostate Cancer Lobby Day" at Massachusetts State Capitol in Boston.
From 1985-2001 Dawson served as a member of the Chiefs Radio Broadcast Team. He has offered his expertise to NBC and numerous Kansas City radio stations as a commentator and was selected Best Kansas City Sportscaster by Kansas City magazine. He has also been a sports director and helps needy children in his community. Along the same lines he hosts the Len Dawson Celebrity Golf Classic which benefits Truman Medical Center. Read Less ^