Remembering four pioneers who broke the NFL’s color barrier


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(Marion Motley cover photo, Bill Willis photo courtesy of the Cleveland Browns)

Talk of Fame Network

Because it’s still February, it’s still Black History Month … which means it’s not too late to honor the pioneers who broke the NFL’s color barrier.

Pro Football Journal’s John Turney profiled four African-Americans who led the charge, including Hall-of-Famers Bill Willis and Marion Motley of the Cleveland Browns. Though many today don’t remember them, they cannot … and will not … be forgotten for what making it possible for generations of African Americans after them to participate in the NFL.

For more, please go to: http://nflfootballjournal.blogspot.com/2016/02/four-men-who-broke-nfl-color-barrior.html

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