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"In one sense the coverage makes me feel good, then in a sense it makes me mad. Why don't they leave me alone like any other tight end?"
Charles Alvin Sanders ... Third round pick by Lions, 1968 ... Combined great leaping ability, big hands, strength, speed and elusiveness ... Seven Pro Bowls ... All-NFL three straight seasons ... Recorded 30 or more receptions seven times, 500-plus receiving yards six seasons ... Lions’ all-time reception leader (336) at time of retirement ... Team’s leader or co-leader in receptions six of his 10 seasons ... Named to NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 1970s ,,, Born August 25, 1946 in Richlands, North Carolina ... Died July 2, 2015, at age 68.
President Richard Nixon spoke at the Canton Civic Center in 1971 during what is now known as the Gold Jacket Dinner… https://t.co/2glo1abVDS
Posted on 19 Feb
Happy Birthday to Hall of Fame safety Paul Krause! Hall of Fame Enshrinement Class of 1998. RT to wish Happy Birthd… https://t.co/dKVxaLeDbM