Joe Scibelli

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Joe Scibelli
Date of birth April 19, 1939
Place of birth Springfield, Massachusetts
Date of death December 11, 1991 (age 52)
Place of death Boston, Massachusetts
Career information
Position(s) Tackle, Guard
College Notre Dame
NFL draft 1961 / Round: 10 / Pick 130
Career history
As player
1961–1975 Los Angeles Rams
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 1

Joseph Albert Scibelli (April 19, 1939 – December 12, 1991) was an American football tackle and guard who played fifteen seasons in the National Football League with the Los Angeles Rams.

He helped the Rams win the 1967 and 1969 NFC Coastal Division and the 1973-75 NFC West.

During his tenure with the Rams they led the NFL in scoring in 1967 and 1973, total yards gained in 1973 and the NFC in yards rushing in 1973.

In 1965, he and several of his Ram teammates had cameo roles as football players in the Perry Mason episode, "The Case of the 12th Wildcat."

He died in 1991 of cancer at the New England Baptist Hospital.