As we honor all the men and women that have served our country and protected our freedoms today, we thought it would be a fitting time to acknowledge the best of the NFL who also served our country with time in the armed forces.
Drafted into the Army after his rookie season, Bleier was sent to Vietnam and was soon injured when an enemy grenade sent shrapnel into his leg.
As effective against the run as he was pressuring the quarterback, Marchetti revolutionized the defensive end position and became one of the greatest linemen to have played the game.
Long before he became the last of the NFL’s “Sixty-Minute Men,” Bednarik was flying combat missions as a waist gunner over Nazi Germany during WWII. When a 24-year old showed up at the Los Angeles Rams’ training facility looking for a better job, no one expected they would find arguably the greatest defensive back in the history of the NFL. Before he was becoming arguably the winningest quarterback in the history of the NFL, Otto Graham was protecting American shores during the Second World War.
For 11 seasons, the 1963 Heisman Trophy winner from the Naval Academy was instrumental in turning a proud franchise from North Texas into “America’s Team.” In addition to becoming the first quarterback to win both the Heisman and a Super Bowl MVP, Staubach led the Cowboys to 9 of a record 20 consecutive winning seasons, including five trips to the Super Bowl. Your information may be shared with other NBCUniversal businesses and used to better tailor our services and advertising to you. Duncan’s last career game will be a game 6 Western Conference semi-final loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Duncan and coach Gregg Popovich have the most wins by a player and coach in NBA history with 1,001.
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Delivering passionate and comprehensive entertainment coverage to millions of users world-wide each month. Facing the possibility of amputation and the certainty of his doctors that he would never play football again, Bleier spent the next two years healing his body and quickly becoming an integral part of the Steelers dynasty in the 1970s. Known for his kicking prowess, Groza played the majority of his 21-year career as an All-Pro offensive tackle.
An 11-time Pro Bowler and 9-time NFL All-Pro first team, Marchetti led the Baltimore Colts to back-to-back NFL Championships in 1958 -’59.


His 16.2 yards per reception average is better than fellow Hall-of-Famers Jerry Rice and Michael Irvin, as well as contemporaries Randy Moss, Terrell Owens, and Marvin Harrison. Despite playing both offense and defense on a regular basis the 10-time All-Pro only missed three games in his 14-year career. The epitome of toughness, Nitschke was the anchor to Vince Lombardi’s vaunted defense that won 5 NFL Championships, including the first two Super Bowls. As a junior college dropout who joined the Army and served in the Korean War, Lane quickly revolutionized the cornerback position. In his 10 seasons as a professional quarterback with the AAFC and the NFL, Graham led the Browns to the league championship game all ten years – including seven league titles (3 in the NFL). Online - Your source for entertainment news, celebrities, celeb news, and celebrity gossip. Tim Duncan played 19 seasons at power forward for the San Antonio Spurs, winning 5 NBA titles and two MVP awards. During our test save Draxler developed immense technical attributes including 19 long shots, 19 technique, 17 dribbling and 17 first touch. I mean, this profile is CPU managed, surely if we raise his determination, the other attributes should increase, no?
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Eight months after 9-11, Tillman turned down a multi-million dollar contract extension so he could join the Army.
Along with helping bring four Super Bowl titles to the Steel City, Bleier – along with Franco Harris – became the second running back duo in NFL history to record a pair of 1,000 yard rushers for a single season. Nicknamed “The Toe,” the 9-time Pro Bowler changed the way the league looked at “specialists” as most teams didn’t have a full time kicker on their roster. Best known for knocking Hall of Fame running back Frank Gifford out of football for 18 months, Bednarik’s name is attached to the award given to the best collegiate defensive player of the year. Along with being a 7-time All-Pro and the MVP of the 1962 NFL Championship Game, Nitschke also served during the Vietnam era.
Given the nickname “Night Train” for his aggressive tackling, Lane was also the premiere ball hawk in the league. The nine-time All-Pro lost only 17 times in his illustrious career and is still considered by some to be the greatest quarterback who ever played the game.


News has confirmed Loud House, the network's new animated series, features the network's first same-sex married couple. Since being the first overall pick in the 1997 NBA draft, Duncan made 15 All Star game appearances. If you want a player that can collect the ball anywhere on the pitch, take on the opposition and fire an effective shot from outside the area then Draxler’s your man. If you want a player that can collect the ball anywhere on the pitch, take on the opposition and fire an effective shot from outside the area then Draxler's your man.
40,000+ articles posted by thousands of contributors spanning the entire cultural spectrum. While other NFL players may have greater statistics, no one has shown greater inspiration or determination than Bleier. In his 12-game rookie season, the 10-time All-Pro recorded 14 interceptions, a record that still stands today.
The characters are voiced by Wayne Brady and Michael McDonald.The series follows 11-year-old Lincoln and his chaotic life with 10 sisters. Of course shows that transcend, like The Simpsons and South Park, have had LGBT characters for years. Duncan is the only player ever to be selected to both the All-NBA andAll-Defensive Teams in every one of his first 13 seasons. Ibushi had previously commented he had unfinished business in Japan.Ibushi has long been considered one of the top performers in the world. For his career, Lane finished with 68 picks – more than Ronnie Lott, Deion Sanders, and Mel Blount. We will never know how great Tillman could have been, but what we do know is that his heroism is second to none. The two characters are featured in the clip below, which appropriately features Lincoln (Grant Palmer) declaring "Time to make history!" Sure it was about his sleepover, but you know how cartoons love a good wink to the audience.



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