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Yesterday's Sports - Sports History Network EPISODE 24, 18th May 2021
Mark Morthier's All-Time NFL Team (Offense)

Mark Morthier's All-Time NFL Team (Offense)

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EPISODE SUMMARY

As part of the NFL’s 100th anniversary, a team of 26 committee members selected the NFL All-Time team. I think the committee did an admirable job overall, and I agreed with roughly 80% of the selections. But for the sake of debate, here are my offensive picks.

CENTERS

I’m going to select five instead of four. I’m going with Jim Langer instead of Dwight Stephenson. Langer played 12 seasons while Stephenson only played eight. I’m also going to add Dermonti Dawson to this group. Dawson played from 1988–2000 and was named to seven pro bowls. He was a six-time All-Pro.

My top three are Jim Otto, Mike Webster, and Mel Hein, followed by Jim Langer and Dermonti Dawson...........

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YESTERDAY'S SPORTS BACKGROUND

Host Mark Morthier grew up in New Jersey just across the river from New York City during the 1970s, a great time for sports in the area. He relives great moments from this time and beyond, focusing on football, baseball, basketball, and boxing. You may even see a little Olympic Weightlifting in the mix, as Mark competed for eight years. See Mark's book below.

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