By John Turney
|Art Credit: E. Keith|
In the mid-1990s we got to visit, as a guest of Jennifer Allen, the home of her mother and father George to go through Allen's library and glean some facts and figures and whatever else we could from his volumes.
One of those things we found were the grades of NFL players (other than his own club). We thought our readers might like to see some of them.
Allen called defensive backs "Dekes" and his names for the specific players were "Lou" for left corner, "Rose" for right corner, "Jill" for weak safety, and "Sam" for strong safety.
Here is his scoring system and explanations—