The man that many, to this day, still consider to be the greatest pass rusher in National Football League history has passed away. David "Deacon" Jones played fourteen seasons in the National Football League, eleven of
The death of NFL legend David "Deacon" Jones has led to an outpouring of love for the fearsome sackmaster on Twitter. The Hall of Fame defensive end, who coined the term "sack", died at his home in Southern California on Monday night. He was 74.
It is rare that an athlete is so good at his job that he inspires an entirely new quantitative measure, but this was the case with David “Deacon.
NFL legend Deacon Jones passed away of natural causes yesterday. He was 74. Jones spent the majority of his NFL career with the Los Angeles Rams where along with Rosey Grier, Merlin Olsen and Lamar Lundy
Tributes have been pouring in for Hall of Fame defensive end Deacon Jones, who passed away Monday night at age 74. The former Los Angeles Rams star is credited with inventing the word sack, even though the number he amassed during his 14-year