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(Syracuse)...6'2'', 224...John Mackey ... No. 2 draft pick, 1963 ... Prototype tight end with breakaway speed, ability to avoid tackles, strong blocker ... Long-distance threat who scored six TDs over 50 yards, 1966 ... Caught deflected pass for 75-yard TD, Super Bowl V ... Career record: 331 catches, 5,236 yards, 38 TDs ... Three-time All-NFL, played in five Pro Bowls ... Second tight end to enter Hall ... Born September 24, 1941, in New York, New York ... Died July 6, 2011, at age of 69.
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Posted on 22 Apr
RT @NFLResearch: Now that schedules have been released, don't forget the importance of Week 1.
- Since 1990 (current playoff format), 52.9…