Posts Tagged ‘Deacon Jones’

Deacon Jones has little patience for today’s youth

It’s not a good idea to question Deacon Jones on just about anything — especially his football knowledge.

Prime Time hits Canton…in style

Without a doubt the best arrival for Hall of Fame weekend goes to Deion Sanders, who rolled up to the McKinley Hotel in a red and black RV, fit for, well, Deion.

Pick Six: Coolest nicknames of all time

Remember when NFL nicknames were really cool? Too often, our generation has taken to just shortening a player’s name (A-Rod or L.T.) and calling it a day. Where has the creativity gone, America? So in honor of Cookie Gilchrist, here are the six coolest nicknames of all time.

What’s in a name, what are the best NFL nicknames?

NFL Total Access counted down the Top 10 nicknames in NFL history. And of course, with varying opinions, there is no way to get every awesome nickname. Meaning some are going to be left behind.

Chat live with Deacon Jones

Hall of Famer Deacon Jones stops by the NFL.com set on Radio Row at Super Bowl XLIV on Wednesday at Noon ET to take your questions and give his thoughts on the game.

Roundup: Winning ugly suits 49ers’ Singletary

The 49ers honored former owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. prior to Sunday’s win over the Seahawks. But nobody will ever confuse this year’s version of the 49ers and those great teams that DeBartolo presided over in the past. Well maybe in one category — winning.

A sneak peek at NFL Total Access

Good show tonight. Troy Aikman was in rare form with his former Cowboys teammate, Michael Irvin. Troy told a great story on the air about what lengths Michael went through to get the ball.

Hall of Famers hit campaign trail for teammates

One of the biggest themes leading up to the Hall of Fame, next to the incoming class, is the list of players not in the Hall of Fame. Put a microphone in front of a player and he’ll instantly start campaigning for teammates who belong in the Hall of Fame.

‘Does your mama know you out here?’

Lining up against Deacon Jones seems like an imposing task. Doing it in your first start as right tackle, in front of 80,000 people in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum with the future Hall of Fame defensive end barking at you — nearly impossible.

Hall of Famer Jones upset No. 75 isn’t retired by Rams

David “Deacon” Jones used to channel a lot of hate to play defensive end for the Rams. The 70-year-old Pro Football Hall of Famer still has it.

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