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Mark Rypien
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Rypien in 2017
No. 11, 16
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: October 2, 1962 (1962-10-02) (age 58)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school: Shadle Park (Spokane, Washington)
College: Washington State
NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 6 / Pick: 146
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Pass attempts: 2,613
Pass completions: 1,466
Percentage: 56.1
TDINT: 115–88
Passing Yards: 18,473
QB Rating: 78.9
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Mark Robert Rypien (born October 2, 1962) is a Canadian-born former American football quarterback who played 14 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Washington State and was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. He was the first Canadian-born quarterback to both start in the NFL and be named Super Bowl MVP, doing so in Super Bowl XXVI with the Redskins. He also played for several other NFL teams. His nephew Brett has also played in the NFL.

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