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1983 Trade That Never Was: Montana for Elway

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The Baltimore Colts owned the No. 1 pick in the 1983 draft and selected Stanford quarterback John Elway. Six days later, Baltimore agreed to trade him to Denver. But before that trade happened, another team made Baltimore an offer (in fact, several teams made offers). The San Francisco 49ers and Colts discussed a trade that included quarterback Joe Montana, who would go on to win three Super Bowls with the 49ers after the 1983 draft.

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