Deacon Jones

Former Virginia Senator George Allen (left) stands next to a bust in the likeness of his father, Coach George Allen with his presenter Deacon Jones after Coach Allen's induction into the National Football League Hall of Fame on August 3, 2002 at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio.  Deacon Jones played six seasons under head coach George Allen and when Jones was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 2, 1980, it was Coach Allen who presented him.  (credit: Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Redskins ‘Sackmaster’ Deacon Jones Dies

David ‘Deacon’ Jones, the original sackmaster, has died. The Hall of Fame defensive end credited with terming the word sack for how he knocked down quarterbacks, was 74.

06/04/2013

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