06.04.13

Goodnight To Deacon Jones, Equal Opportunity Head Slapper

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“Sacking the quarterback is like when you devastate a city, or you cream a multitude of people. You take all the offensive linemen and put them in a burlap bag, and then you take a baseball bat and beat on the bag. You’re sacking them, you’re bagging them. And that’s what you’re doing with a quarterback.”

Hall of Fame DE Deacon Jones passed away yesterday at the age of 74, and in lieu of showcasing his appearance in a 1972 episode of “The Odd Couple” (“Felix’s First Commercial”), the above clip will just have to suffice.

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