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Hall of Fame DE David "Deacon" Jones has passed away at the age of 74. A member of the famed "The Fearsome Foursome," one of the most famous defensive lines in NFL history, Jones is considered to be one of the greatest defensive players in NFL history. 

 

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's statement praised both the player and the man: “He was an icon among the icons. Even with his fellow Hall of Famers, Deacon Jones held a special status. He was a hard-charging football player and the original sack artist who coined the term. He is warmly regarded by his peers not only as one of the greatest players in NFL history but also for his tremendous influence and sense of humor."

 

Jones was selected to seven consecutive Pro Bowls with the Rams from 1964 to 1970. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980 and made the league's 75th anniversary all-time squad.

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  • New York Jets

    August 13, 2013

    TJets17 · draftee

    he was a graet man rest in peace

  • Cincinnati Bengals

    August 5, 2013

    gobengals4567 · draftee

    R.I.P my brother cried when he heard that because hes a rams fan

  • Houston Texans

    July 30, 2013

    futuretexanswide · draftee

    MISS THE OLD DAYS! R.I.P.

  • Denver Broncos

    June 11, 2013

    shaunkane · draftee

    your were a really good pass rusher

  • Seattle Seahawks

    June 11, 2013

    xguy26 · draftee

    deacon wuz epic. R.I.P.

  • New Orleans Saints

    June 7, 2013

    barcalife10 · draftee

    rip

  • Pittsburgh Steelers

    June 6, 2013

    BROSKI1234567 · draftee

    R.I.P you will be missed by lots

  • Denver Broncos

    June 6, 2013

    dnvrbroncos · rookie

    you will always be a legend thank you Deacon

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    June 6, 2013

    noahway44 · draftee

    awww

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    June 6, 2013

    noahway44 · draftee

    bye david jones i miss you

  • Minnesota Vikings

    June 5, 2013

    jarmirjagr · draftee

    R.I.P DEACON

  • Atlanta Falcons

    June 5, 2013

    chrisandom1 · draftee

    good seasons good life time to say good bye

  • New Orleans Saints

    June 5, 2013

    justocool21 · practice squad

    You will still be remembered as one of the greatest Defensive Ends in NFL.

  • New Orleans Saints

    June 5, 2013

    justocool21 · practice squad

    R.I.P David "Deacon" Jones

  • Baltimore Ravens

    June 5, 2013

    joeflacco180 · starter

    He's a tough guy

  • San Francisco 49ers

    June 5, 2013

    arabemoney49 · draftee

    na na na na... na na na.... hay hay.... goodbey

  • Dallas Cowboys

    June 5, 2013

    calvindabossjohn · draftee

    Rip #1 Fearsome Foursome Sack the quarter back

  • New England Patriots

    June 5, 2013

    brady390 · practice squad

    the NFL will remember the name of Deason Jones.

  • New England Patriots

    June 5, 2013

    braydanwells · draftee

    rip jones

  • Minnesota Vikings

    June 5, 2013

    cprocks84 · draftee

    he was one of the best ever

  • Minnesota Vikings

    June 5, 2013

    cprocks84 · draftee

    rest in peace david

  • Minnesota Vikings

    June 5, 2013

    cprocks84 · draftee

    gr8 player

  • Atlanta Falcons

    June 5, 2013

    arjanoodlesoup · draftee

    RIP

  • Indianapolis Colts

    June 5, 2013

    dburroughs · draftee

    i have never seen you play deacon but what i have heard is that you are one of the greatest devesive ends in the game of football rip hope you are dancing with the angles

  • Baltimore Ravens

    June 5, 2013

    mrssongz23 · draftee

    rip deacon jones u will truely be missed

  • Miami Dolphins

    June 5, 2013

    m1fins · draftee

    :(

  • Washington Redskins

    June 4, 2013

    scrocks · practice squad

    rip you must have been awesome

  • Philadelphia Eagles

    June 4, 2013

    smalls79 · 2nd string

    your sacks will live on

  • Jacksonville Jaguars

    June 4, 2013

    allprobrady · veteran

    He looks REALLY TOUGH!!!!!

  • Jacksonville Jaguars

    June 4, 2013

    allprobrady · veteran

    You will be missed. Rest in Peace

  • Houston Texans

    June 4, 2013

    poruganti · practice squad

    RIP Deacon. You're easily the greatest pass rusher ever. Remember to sack the QB in heaven

  • Houston Texans

    June 4, 2013

    texansrule926 · draftee

    rip

  • Indianapolis Colts

    June 4, 2013

    coltsman1812 · draftee

    rip deacon jones master of sacking

  • Los Angeles Rams

    June 4, 2013

    hibro1617 · draftee

    wow

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    June 4, 2013

    Ronderocks · draftee

    RIP

  • Philadelphia Eagles

    June 4, 2013

    lllleeeeoooo · draftee

    RIP deacon jones you will be missed by lots.