RIP Chuck Bednarik............

Discussion in 'On The Field' started by LousianaHorn, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. LousianaHorn

    LousianaHorn 1,000+ Posts

    he was one of the NFL legends/ tough guys I remember hearing about as a kid. That photo of him standing over Frank Gifford after he had laid him out is one of the all time great sports shots. Besides his NFL stardom he was a WWII vet having flown 30 combat missions over Germany as a B-24 waist gunner......RIP Chuck.
     
  2. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Catholic like Sarkisian

  3. Vol Horn 4 Life

    Vol Horn 4 Life 5,000+ Posts

  4. Texas Taps

    Texas Taps 5,000+ Posts

    SportsCentury did a great piece on Concrete Charlie. Here's part of it:

     
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  5. BurntOrangeOnly

    BurntOrangeOnly 500+ Posts

    Great vid TT, thanks for posting it. Rest easy Chuck you were one amazing football player. :hookem:
     
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  6. BevoJoe

    BevoJoe 5,000+ Posts

    Chuck Bednarik was a monster at LB. I can remember watching him on TV when I was a kid. He and Dick Butkus were the best I've ever seen play...mean, determined and tough. Bednarik was a 60 minute warrior. Sad to learn of his passing. RIP :hookem:
     

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