Cincinnati Bengals Hall of Fame quarterback and NFL MVP in 1981, Kenny Anderson, spent his entire professional career playing for the Bengals of the National Football League.
Anderson was selected in the third round of the 1971 NFL Draft by the Bengals. Over the course of his 16-season career, Anderson led the NFL in passer rating four times, completion percentage three times and passing yards twice.
In 1981, Kenny was named the Offensive Player of the Year and won the NFL Most Valuable Player Award. In ’81, he also led the Bengals to their first Super Bowl appearance.
In 1982, Anderson set an NFL record for completion percentage of 70.6%, a record he held for nearly 30 years until broken by Drew Brees in 2009.
,Anderson owns many of the Cincinnati Bengals franchise passing records, including completions, attempts, yards, touchdowns and interceptions.
After his professional playing career, Anderson served as a radio broadcaster for the Bengals from 1987 to 1993. From 1993–2002 he served as the Bengals’ quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator. Anderson would later become the quarterbacks coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars (2003–2006) and Pittsburgh Steelers (2007–2009), before retiring from football in 2010.
A pro’s pro, Kenny Anderson joins Mick and Mook on March 9th.