You can steal a postseason win here and there with a functional quarterback - Rodney Peete in 1995, Jeff Garcia in 2006 - if you do a few other things well, like run the ball with authority or defend exceptionally well.
But if you're going to make a deep run, a legit run at a Super Bowl, let's face it. Unless you have a historic defense, you better have a special quarterback.
No matter who your coach is.
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