Joe D joined the Bills as their first round pick, 26th overall, in the 1973 NFL Draft.
DeLamielleure had instant success and earned all-rookie honors.
Joe was equally adept as pass protection as he was run blocking.
A great pulling guard, Joe D led the way for O.J. Simpson who became the league's first 2,000-yard rusher.
DeLamielleure anchored the Bills' offensive line that earned the nickname "Electric Company" because they turned on the "Juice" - O.J. Simpson.
Joe earned all-pro honors each season during a six-year period from 1975 through 1980.
DeLamielleure was named to the NFL's All-Decade Team of the 1970s.
Joe D was traded to Cleveland in 1980 where his success continued. He earned his sixth Pro Bowl berth following his first season with the Browns.
Joe's Hall of Fame mural.