Hall of Fame DE Deacon Jones dead at 74

espn.go.com Published: June 4, 2013

David "Deacon" Jones, the original sackmaster, has died, reports ESPN.

The Hall of Fame defensive end credited with terming the word sack for how he knocked down quarterbacks, was 74. The Washington Redskins said that Jones died of natural causes at his home in Southern California on Monday night.



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