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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Gerald McNeil says, "Good Morning, Cleveland"

Posted By on Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 9:45 AM

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I always pretended to be Gerald McNeil when I was growing up and playing football in the backyard, mainly because we were each built more for being horse jockeys than running back kickoffs. I loved how his helmet looked five sizes too big and how the Browns probably had to borrow a uniform from a Pee Wee league to suit McNeil up.

1852 career kickoff return yards, 1717 career punt return yards, 1 Pro Bowl, 5-foot-7, and born in Frankfurt, Germany.

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