Le sigh. I hate this take. And its absolutely false. Aikman had, by far, the worst offensive system for a QB. It was a timing based system that relied on 7 step drops and precision routes for passing, and handing the ball off 25 times when not passing. It was antiquated even by 1990 standards and led to 8 reported concussions.
If you switched Aikman and Montana or Young, I guarantee he puts up insane numbers and trophies. Troy was Tom Brady, if Tom Brady was put in a crappy offensive system with crazy coaching turnover. Also - Aikman joined by far the worst team in the NFL and it returne