Joe Stydahar

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Joe Stydahar

9 seasons
84 career games played
5 All-NFL
3 time NFL champion

9

seasons

84

career games played

5

All-NFL

3

time NFL champion
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"I used my pride, instead of my mind. I thought I was so big I couldn’t be replaced. Nobody’s that big, not in football, not in anything.”

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(West Virginia)...6'4'', 233...Joseph Lee Stydahar. . .Bears' No. 1 choice in first-ever NFL draft, 1936. . . 60-minute performer who bulwarked Bears line in famous "Monsters of the Midway" era. . .Played on five divisional and three NFL championship teams. . .Named All-NFL five straight years, 1936-1940. . .Often played without helmet early in career. . . Later coached 1950-1952 Rams, 1953-1954 Cardinals. . .Born March 17, 1912, in Kaylor, Pennsylvania. . . Died March 23, 1977, at age of 65.