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Realistic Sack Expectations

by Staff Report on August 6, 2011

The term “sack” was coined by former Rams great Deacon Jones. However, the term “sack” was not widely used before circa 1970; previously one would simply refer to a quarterback being tackled behind the line (of scrimmage), in so many words. Nicknamed the “Secretary of Defense,” Jones felt that a sack devastated the offense in […]