Thursday, July 24, 2014

Red Grange's All-Time NFL Team

By John Turney

In November 1959, Red Grange picked his personal All-Time team:
E—Bill Hewitt
E—Don Hutson
C—Bulldog Turner
G—Dan Fortmann
G—Mike Michalski
T—Link Lyman
T—Steve Owen
T—Duke Slater
T—Cal Hubbard
QB—Sammy Baugh
FB—Bronko Nagurski
HB—George McAfee
HB—Cliff Battles
For some reason, he picked four offensive tackles. The reasoning was not explained in the 1959 article.

Monday, July 21, 2014

George Allen's Evaluations of Three Hall of Fame Tackles

 By John Turney

Today we will post the evaluations for Dan Dierdorf, and George Kunz and Rayfield Wright. We didn't find the Ron Yary or Art Shell evaluations wile in Pacific Palisades doing research on the Late-George Allen's library. In coming days we will post more of Allen's work, but we found the tackles quite interesting.