Saturday, August 02, 2008

Fred Dean - from hard partier to Hall of Famer

Nancy Gay of the San Francisco Chronicle writes how former NFL great Fred Dean was once a hard partier, uut now he is a Hall of Famer...his bond with Eddie DeBartolo Jr. was something special... "It took 18 years for Dean, who was a four-time Pro Bowler and won two Super Bowl rings - to get into the Hall. Unlike so many of Dean's contemporaries, he did not play the bulk of his career as an every down player. Walsh turned him into the NFL's first "situational" pass rusher, a standup quarterback hunter in the 49ers' 3-4 defense." ...
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