Only A Game Published by Only A Game In Case Of Emergency: Running Back Tom Matte's 3 Games As NFL Quarterback Listen 6 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/668212/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Tom Matte played 12 years in the NFL as a running back for the Baltimore Colts. But for three games during 1965 season, he was forced to play quarterback -- and he nearly led his team to the championship.