NFL Announces Deacon Jones Award

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodwell announced Saturday that an award has been created in honor of the late Deacon Jones, who passed away earlier this month at the age of 74. The annual Deacon Jones Award will be presented to

The one and only Deacon Jones (Photo: Pro FootballHall of Fame)

Sapp, Smith comment on Deacon Jones Legacy

Last night on the NFL Network former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Warren Sapp joined fellow Hall of Famer Bruce Smith and former head coach Dick Vermeil to reflect on the death of Eatonville, Florida native, Deacon Jones. Sapp on Jones:


NFL ‘Sackmaster’ Deacon Jones Dies at 74

NFL legendary defensive end David “Deacon” Jones, who coined the term ‘sack’ and routinely terrorized opposing quarterbacks as a member of the ‘Fearsome Foursome,’ has passed away at the age of 74.   According to the Washington Redskins team website, Jones died of