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    Quote Originally Posted by DukieBoy View Post
    JHJ was a beast, at one time ranked 4th on the NFL's all-time rushing list, behind Jim Brown, Jim Taylor, and his 49er teammate Joe Perry, with whom he shared carries in the million-dollar backfield that included Hugh McElhenny too. JHJ is a Hall-of-Famer. In one of those great Saturday night absolute brawls they used to play in the old Cleveland Mausoleum, Oct 10, 1964, 35-year-old JHJ outgained Jim Brown 200 yards to 59 yards. I remember seeing those games on TV. JHJ was a Steeler from 1960 to 65. Maybe a bit old for some on the board. He would be in the top few on my list.

    I would have included both John Henry johnson and Dick Hoak in my list but the OP's premise was that no RB who played before the 70s should be included so I left them out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hawaiiansteel View Post
    I would have included both John Henry johnson and Dick Hoak in my list but the OP's premise was that no RB who played before the 70s should be included so I left them out.
    I did so for three reasons:

    1.) I just don't care about sports that came at a time before I was even born.

    2.) The game was so different with the sport before the 1970s.

    3.) I can't have opinions on players that I have never even seen highlights from, not to mention, not having ever seen them play. I just can't form an opinion on players I have never seen.

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    and how is Frenchy Fuqua not on anybody's list?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ikestops85 View Post
    and how is Frenchy Fuqua not on anybody's list?
    I was saving him for the 10 Steelers Who May Have Also Been Pimps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flippy View Post
    I was saving him for the 10 Steelers Who May Have Also Been Pimps.
    he would have to be #1 on that list...


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    If only they made cleats for shoes with goldfish swimming in the heels...



    If Roquan Smith falls to late teens, trade 1.28 & 2.60 to SEA for 1.18 & 4.120:

    1.18 LB Roquan Smith
    3.92 FS Jessie Bates
    4.120 RB Royce Freeman
    5.148 DT Ken Norton
    5.165 TE Chris Herndon
    7.220 WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling
    7.246 OT Brett Toth

    If not:

    1.28 LB Leighton Vander Esch
    2.60 C/G Billy Price
    3.92 FS Jessie Bates
    5.148 DT Ken Norton
    5.165 TE Chris Herndon
    7.220 RB Ito Smith
    7.246 WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling

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    Quote Originally Posted by flippy View Post
    I was saving him for the 10 Steelers Who May Have Also Been Pimps.
    1. Richard Seigler.
    2. Richard Seigler.
    3. Richard Seigler.
    4. Richard Seigler.
    5. Richard Seigler.
    6. Richard Seigler.
    7. Richard Seigler.
    8. Richard Seigler.
    9. Frenchy Fuqua.
    10. Richard Seigler.

    [URL]http://www.wpxi.com/news/sports/former-steeler-arrested-for-alleged-prostitition-r/nGnSX/[/URL]


    If Roquan Smith falls to late teens, trade 1.28 & 2.60 to SEA for 1.18 & 4.120:

    1.18 LB Roquan Smith
    3.92 FS Jessie Bates
    4.120 RB Royce Freeman
    5.148 DT Ken Norton
    5.165 TE Chris Herndon
    7.220 WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling
    7.246 OT Brett Toth

    If not:

    1.28 LB Leighton Vander Esch
    2.60 C/G Billy Price
    3.92 FS Jessie Bates
    5.148 DT Ken Norton
    5.165 TE Chris Herndon
    7.220 RB Ito Smith
    7.246 WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling

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