Page: Stop focusing on athletic performance

Updated: February 27, 2007, 1:26 PM ET
By George J. Tanber | Special to ESPN.com

In the history of the NFL, few players have matched Alan Page's on-the-field and off-the field achievements.

The native of Canton, Ohio, played at Notre Dame, where he was a first-team All-American in 1966. He spent 14 years as a defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears. Page played in 236 straight games, was named the league's MVP in 1971, won a pair of defensive player of the year awards, played in four Super Bowls, was voted into the Pro Bowl nine times and made the ...

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