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Lenny Moore can hardly attend an NFL function without some gnarly old linebacker wagging his finger at the 78-year-old Baltimore Colts Hall of Fame running back and telling Moore something he already knows. "Lenny," the old-timer will say, "I had a...
Sun StaffHis crushing blocks launched Lenny Moore's runs and saved John Unitas' skin. Jim Parker, the Hall of Famer who anchored the Baltimore Colts' offensive line during the club's glory years, died yesterday of congestive heart failure and kidney disease at...
On Dec.28, 1958, the NFL's best offense and defense, its finest quarterback, its best possession receiver and big-play threat, its most dominant defensive lineman and prototype offensive tackles, its best-rounded linebacker and its most promising...
Tags: Football, Reggie White, Tom Landry, Bruce Smith, Frank Gifford
Chicago TribuneGrit, savvy and sheer brutality--those are classic Chicago traits, no matter the endeavor, and they brought the National Football League championship to Chicago on this date, when the Bears defeated the New York Giants 14-10. The Bears had not been a...
Tags: Football, Chicago Bears, Y.A. Tittle, Weather, Chicago Tribune
Sun ColumnistIt must have been a blind-side tackle that took John Unitas yesterday. The man who made Sudden Death part of the American language would have headed downfield in that determined crablike scuttle of his if he had seen the real thing coming. Anybody could...
Sun StaffIt was only a 3-yard pass, hardly worth watching on a highlights film. John Unitas, the Colts' rookie quarterback, flipped the ball to his tight end, who fell into the end zone. The play averted a Baltimore shutout. It also provided a glimpse of a...
Sun ColumnistAn autograph-seeker approached John Mackey, the 10th former Baltimore Colt to achieve the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He obliged, adding his jersey number, 88, and a team identity -- Colts. The youngster said he regretted the Colts had such a bad year....
Tribune staff reporterGreatness came to the Chicago Bears yesterday in the frigidity of Wrigley Field where the team of destiny gave the New York Giants all the best of the breaks and a thoro whipping to win the championship of the National Football league. The score was 14 to...
Tags: Football, Chicago Bears, Television, Y.A. Tittle, Frank Gifford
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