Eagles: 60-minute man Chuck Bednarik has died at 89 (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - This undated photo shows Chuck Bednarik, of the Philadelphia Eagles. Bednarik, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and one of the last great two-way NFL players, has died. He was 89. (AP Photo)

Chuck Bednarik, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and one of the last great two-way NFL players, died early Saturday. Known as ”Concrete Charlie,” Bednarik epitomized the tough-guy linebacker and also was an outstanding center for the Eagles from 1949 to 1962. He is best remembered for a game-saving tackle at the 9-yard line on the final play of the 1960 title game, and it was typical Bednarik. He threw Green Bay running back Jim Taylor to the ground and refused to let him up while the final seconds ticked off as the Eagles held on for a 17-13 win.



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