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By Andy Russell

ISBN-10: 0585046271

ISBN-13: 9780585046273

ISBN-10: 1571672354

ISBN-13: 9781571672353

Andy Russell, two-time great Bowl Champion and seven-time seasoned Bowler with the good Pittsburgh Steelers' groups of the '70s, writes approximately his profession and his teammates on those nice groups. Russell writes, " The tales approximately my teammates should not a recounting in their many documents, awards, and different wearing achievements, yet as an alternative memories of a few of my own interactions with them." Lynn Swann, Mel Blount, Terry Bradshaw, Joe Greene, Chuck Noll, Jack Ham, Rocky Bleier, Jack Lambert, Franco Harris and extra are incorporated.

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My wife and I had the opportunity to travel all over Europe, visiting virtually every major European city, and even getting as far as Greece, Turkey and Beirut, Lebanon. When division level football was cancelled in 1965, I started worrying again about whether I could come back and make it in the NFL. I decided to write a letter to then retired Buster Ramsey, and ask him to assess my ability so that I might judge how realistic I was being in trying a comeback. Perhaps my rookie year had been a case of just being in the right place at the right time.

In 1969 I was sent to Viet Nam. I returned from Viet Nam with bullet and shrapnel wounds to both legs. I found myself on the injured reserve list in 1970, and in 1971 I made the taxi squad. I graduated to the active roster in '72 with action only seen on special teams. Then I had the chance to carry the ball in '73, even if it was only once. It was now '74 and I was 28 years old. The coming fall looked like this: Steve Davis, a first-year player out of Delaware State, and Franco Harris were going to be starting running backs.

I decided Reger was right. I should get that raise I deserved from my rookie year. After a short wait, I entered Fran Fogarty's office, and he waved me toward a chair without looking up. When he got through with whatever he was doing he looked up and said, "Well, Russell you're back. " "Yes sir, I'd like that opportunity. " Figuring that Fogarty, a wily old guy who had been working for the Steelers for years, was just employing a negotiating strategy, I said, "I think I deserve a bonus for making the All-Pro Rookie Team.

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