Douglas Leon Atkins ... All-American tackle at Tennessee ... Browns No. 1 draft pick, 1953 ... Ring-leader of powerful Bears defensive units for 12 years ... Exceptionally strong, agile, earned legendary acclaim as devastating pass rusher ... Often leap-frogged blockers to get at passer ... Scrimmage-line regular for then-record 17 years, 205 games ... All-NFL four years ... Played in eight Pro Bowls ... Born May 8, 1930, in Humboldt, Tennessee ... Died December 30, 2015, at age of 85.
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