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Old 06-04-2018, 03:29 PM
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Originally Posted by bbcard1 View Post
Personally, I don't think his career was long enough, but Norm Willey is an interesting case. 17 sacks in ONE GAME.
I believed this when I first read it as well, but when I looked into it via someone who does research on sacks, I was told:

"Willey likely had 8 in that game, according to Paul Zimmerman who was there. The Eagles has 12 and Zimmerman says 8"

I believe 8 would still be the record, so not a bad game! It would be nice if he was at least recognized as one of the top players of the 50s - he seems mostly forgotten.

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