Deacon Jones an NFL Hall of Famer and said to be one of the best defensive ends in the history of football. The man, who was credited using the term sack which has become a term use in football today. David “Deacon” Jones has passed away at age 74. Leader of The Los Angles Rams Fearsome Foursome along with team mates: Larry Lundy, Rosey Grier, and Merlin Olsen.
David Deacon Jones also played for the San Diego Chargers and ending his career with the Washington Washington Football Team in 1974. Will be remembered as a football legend.Washington Football Team General Manager Bruce Allen said: ‘‘Deacon Jones was one of the greatest players in NFL history. Off the field, he was a true giant, his passion and spirit will continue to inspire those who knew him. He was a cherished member of the Allen family and I will always consider him my big brother.”