Q&A with Deacon Jones
The former L.A. Ram offers his opinions on the NFL's possible return to Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES -- Deacon Jones doesn't so much talk as he preaches. As he sits in the back room of a downtown steakhouse, his rib eye and fries are getting cold while he holds court on subjects ranging from the salary cap to civil rights.
Jones became known as the "Secretary of Defense" during a 14-year career with the Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers and Washington Redskins, in which he amassed a staggering 194.5 sacks. It's an unofficial figure he suspects is actually higher since ...
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