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Jones Made One Last Point Before Retiring

Posted by Stephen Czarda on June 4, 2013 – 1:23 pm

(AP Image)

(AP Image)

On Monday, NFL Hall of Famer and former Washington Redskin David “Deacon” Jones passed away at the age of 74.

While Jones will mostly be remembered for his contributions to coining the term “sack” and eventually forcing the NFL to make it an official stat (maybe by telling them he’d take them down too), his contributions to the game extended well beyond smacking quarterbacks around at will.

Jones bullied offensive lineman to the tune of 173.5 sacks, but what few will point out from the 6-5, 272 pound lineman’s playing days is his flawless extra point percentage.

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Annual Mickey Steele Outing A Success

Posted by Andrew Walker on May 18, 2012 – 1:30 pm

Redskins’ alumni, current players and executive vice president/general manager Bruce Allen were present Friday for the eighth annual Mickey Steele Celebrity Golf Tournament.

The tournament is named in honor of Mickey Steele, a Maryland native, sports enthusiast and business owner, who in 2004 lost his battle to Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).

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