Can you believe it’s been 25 years since Doug Williams led the Redskins to a 42-10 rout of the Broncos to win their second Super Bowl? Doug Williams can’t either.
Doug Williams isn’t Jackie Robinson. He didn’t suffer a torrent of racial abuse on a daily basis. But 24 years ago this Sunday, Williams did leave an indelible mark on sports, in Washington and on America by becoming the first black quarterback to start, and win, a Super Bowl.