Chuck Bednarik Killed Nazis Before Fans Thought He Killed Frank Gifford
Chuck Bednarik, member of two of the three Philadelphia Eagles teams to win a championship and last of the NFL's 60-minute men, died at the conclusion of a week in which another linebacker, Chris Borland, retired after his rookie season because of concerns that football threatens health. Concrete Charlie was 89. Football hardly served as the most dangerous part of his life. He flew as a tailgunner on 30 missions in a B-24 during World War II. Read my piece @ Breitbart Sports on the last of the one-platoon players leaving behind one of the most iconic images in NFL history and taking from us the final link to old-school football.