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Yesterday's Sports - Sports History Network EPISODE 20, 20th April 2021
Paul Zimmerman's All-Time NFL List (Part 3)

Paul Zimmerman's All-Time NFL List (Part 3)

Yesterday's Sports is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear.


Almost every all-time team I’ve seen lumps together linebackers as if there is no difference between the linebacking positions. But Dr.Z and I agreed that there are significant differences between the outside linebacker and middle linebacker positions–differences in assignments, skills, and talent required. For instance, it would have been a mistake to line up Dick Butkus as an outside linebacker, just as it wouldn’t make sense to have Lawrence Taylor play MLB. Their natural skills/abilities would have gone to waste....... 

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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.

No Nonsense, Old School Weight Training: A Guide For People With Limited Time

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