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NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team

The National Football League 75th Anniversary All-Time Team was chosen by a selection committee of media and league personnel in 1994 to honor the greatest players of the first 75 years of the National Football League (NFL).[1] Five players on the list were on NFL rosters at the time of the selections: Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Rod Woodson, Reggie White, and Ronnie Lott.[2]Gale Sayers was named to the team as both a halfback and kickoff returner. Every player is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, except for Billy "White Shoes" Johnson.

Offense

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Defense

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Special teams

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Position Player Team(s) played for
P Ray Guy Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders (1973-1986)
PK Jan Stenerud Kansas City Chiefs (1967-1979)
Green Bay Packers (1980-1983)
Minnesota Vikings (1984-1985)
PR Billy "White Shoes" Johnson Houston Oilers (1974-1980)
Atlanta Falcons (1982-1987)
Washington Redskins (1988)
KR Gale Sayers Chicago Bears (1965-1971)

75th Anniversary All-Time Two Way Team

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Position Player Team(s) played for
Quarterback, Defensive Halfback, Punter Sammy Baugh Washington Redskins (1937-1952)
Center, Linebacker Chuck Bednarik Philadelphia Eagles (1949-1962)
Quarterback, Defensive Halfback, Punter Earl "Dutch" Clark Portsmouth Spartans (1931-1932)
Detroit Lions (1934-1938)
Tackle, Defensive tackle George Connor Chicago Bears (1948-1955)
Guard, Defensive tackle Dan Fortmann Chicago Bears (1936-1943)
Center, Defensive tackle Mel Hein New York Giants (1931-1945)
Tackle, Defensive tackle, Punter Wilbur "Pete" Henry Canton Bulldogs (1920-1923, 1925-1926)
New York Giants (1927)
Pottsville Maroons (1927-1928)
End, Defensive Halfback Bill Hewitt Chicago Bears (1932-1936)
Philadelphia Eagles (1937-1939)
Steagles (1943)
Fullback, Linebacker, Kicker Clarke Hinkle Green Bay Packers (1932-1941)
Tackle, Defensive tackle Cal Hubbard New York Giants (1927-1928, 1936)
Green Bay Packers (1929-1933, 1935)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1936)
End, Defensive Halfback Don Hutson Green Bay Packers (1935-1945)
Back, Defensive back George McAfee Chicago Bears (1940-1941, 1945-1950)
Fullback, Linebacker Marion Motley Cleveland Browns (1946-1953)
Pittsburgh Steelers (1955)
Guard-Tackle, Defensive tackle George Musso Chicago Bears (1933-1944)
Fullback, Linebacker Bronko Nagurski Chicago Bears (1930-1937, 1943)
Halfback, Defensive Halfback Ernie Nevers Duluth Eskimos (1926-1927)
Chicago Cardinals (1929-1931)
Defensive end, Tight end Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles (1947-1955)
Tackle, Defensive tackle Joe Stydahar Chicago Bears (1936-1942, 1945-1946)
Running back, Defensive back Steve Van Buren Philadelphia Eagles (1944-1951)

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b The Browns competed in the All-America Football Conference from 1946 to 1949.

References

  1. ^ "Very Best of the NFL". Detroit Free Press. August 24, 1994. p. 1D. Retrieved 2016 – via Newspapers.com.open access
  2. ^ Smith, Timothy W. (August 28, 1994). "Pro Football: Notebook; For 75th Anniversary, There Is No Namath On the All-Time Team". The New York Times. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ a b c 2001 NFL Record and Fact Book, Edited by Randall Liu, p. 401, Workman Publishing, 2001, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2
  4. ^ Liu 2001, p. 402.

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