London Fletcher would play in four consecutive Pro Bowls before his streak ended in 2013 despite a team-leading 111 tackles. He retired after that season, having started the final 215 games of his career.
Hank Stram, a Chicago native, treated the meaningless preseason game like a Super Bowl – and ran up the score in a 66-24 triumph over the Bears. Willie Lanier was a rookie with the Chiefs and spent most of the game watching from the sideline as Stram kept his starters on the field throughout.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Yes, as a matter of fact, the latest is the greatest. That’s the message the Pro Football Hall of Fame sent Saturday as it elected five modern-era candidates with a combined … combined … eight years of eligibility, with Terrell Owens — yes, T.O. — the senior member at three. Owens, who …
What’s the impact Hall-of-Fame semifinalist Ray Lewis has on Brian Urlacher? Who’s a darkhorse who could reach the finals? What happens to Joe Jacoby and Leslie O’Neal? All those questions are answered … here.