John Hannah, I forgive you
I remember only two things about my eighth birthday: John Hannah and Leon Gray.
Back then, my beloved Patriots loved running left behind tight end Russ Francis, left tackle Gray and left guard Hannah. All three made the 1976 All-Pro team. A drunk guy could have rushed for 1,000 yards behind them. Heading into the '77 season, agent Howard Slusher convinced Hannah and Gray that they were underpaid -- which they were -- and that their best possible negotiating tactic was leaving the ...
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