David "Deacon" Jones, the original sackmaster, has died, the Washington Redskins announced early Tuesday morning. The Hall of Fame defensive end credited with terming the word sack for how he knocked down quarterbacks, was 74. The Washington

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David "Deacon" Jones, the original sackmaster, has died, the Washington Redskins announced early Tuesday morning. The Hall of Fame defensive end credited with terming the word sack for how he knocked down quarterbacks, was 74. The Washington

Although no cause of death has been released for Deacon Jones, who died on Monday at the age of 74, Barney told USA Today that head injuries must be the culprit. “It's a shame that he's gone,” Barney said. “I'm sure it's due to the head injuries

He was a 14th-round afterthought who became one of the greatest defensive ends in NFL history. David "Deacon" Jones brought an entirely new level of fame to his position by authoring the "sack" term used by all who tackle quarterbacks behind the line