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"My job was not catching passes. My job was to stop the receiver from catching it. If I could have played 15 or 20 years without an interception, that would have been fine. Anything beyond stopping a receiver, that’s gravy.”
(Grambling)...6'1'', 195...William Ferdie Brown . . .Undrafted, cut by Oilers, joined 1963 Broncos, All-AFL in second season. . .Traded to Raiders, 1967. . . Fast, mobile, aggressive. . .All-AFL/AFC seven times. . .All-time AFL team, 1969. . . Played in five AFL All-Star games, four AFC-NFC Pro Bowls, nine AFL/AFC title games, two Super Bowls. . .Career totals: 54 interceptions, 472 yards, two TDs. . .Scored on 75-yard interception, Super Bowl XI. . . Born December 2, 1940, in Yazoo City, Mississippi.
RT @Broncos: In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, Gene Mingo, the @NFL's first black placekicker, reflected on the adversity he overcame in the…
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RT @thecheckdown: INSANE. When @NFL legends @DeionSanders and @BoJackson competed in 1990, they hit home runs past each other. 😱 (via @MLB)…