THE NFL's ALL-DECADE TEAM OF THE 1930s. Bill Hewitt may be as well known for not wearing a helmet than for his great accomplishments on the football field. He finally succumbed to putting headgear on but only after the NFL rules forced him to do so.
“Turk” Edwards’ Hall of Fame career strangely came to an end after suffering a knee injury during a pre-game coin toss.
Joe Stydahar proves he wasn’t superstitious by wearing the “unlucky” No. 13 during his career with the Chicago Bears.
Dan Fortmann was drafted at the age of 19 but turned 20 by the time he debuted with the Chicago Bears in 1936.
Green Bay native Arnie Herber was working as a handyman in the Packers clubhouse when Curly Lambeau gave him a tryout. He quickly developed into one of the NFL’s most lethal passers.
Bronko Nagurski came out of a five-year retirement and led the Chicago Bears to the 1943 title.