Dan Dierdorf


Dan Dierdorf

13 seasons
5 All-Pro selections
6 Pro Bowls




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"I look at the first couple of plays as being of extra importance. In those first few plays, I try to remove any thought my opponent might have had that that was gonna be his day.”

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(Michigan)...6'3'', 275...Daniel Lee Dierdorf ... No. 2 draft pick, 1971 ... Michigan All-American ... Possessed size, speed, quickness, discipline, intelligence, consistency ... Equally effective as passing, rushing blocker ... Right tackle who anchored line that led NFL three years, NFC five years in fewest sacks allowed ... All-Pro five years ... Played in six Pro Bowls ... Named best blocker three years by NFL Players Association ... Born June 29, 1949, in Canton, Ohio.