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NFL creates "Deacon Jones Award"

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POSTED: Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 2:50pm

UPDATED: Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 2:51pm

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.

NBCSports.com has more info.

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