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NFL creates "Deacon Jones Award"
POSTED: Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 1:50pm
UPDATED: Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 1:51pm
Tyler, Tx (KETK) — The NFL has announced they will honor the player who records the most sacks in a season with the "Deacon Jones Award".
Jones, who passed away this month, is credited with the "Sack" term for bringing down the QB behind the line of scrimmage.