National Football League 1960s All-Decade Team

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This is a list of National Football League (NFL) players who had outstanding performances throughout the 1960s and have been compiled together into this fantasy group. The team was selected by voters of the Pro Football Hall of Fame at the end of the decade.

Players[edit]

All information can be Referenced at the Hall of Fame website[1]
Position Player Team(s) Years Hall of Fame Class

Offense[edit]

Quarterback Sonny Jurgensen Philadelphia Eagles 1957–1963 1983
Washington Redskins 1964–1974
Bart Starr Green Bay Packers 1956–1971 1977
Johnny Unitas Baltimore Colts 1956–1972 1979
San Diego Chargers 1973
Halfback John David Crow Chicago Cardinals/St. Louis Cardinals 1958–1964 Not inducted
San Francisco 49ers 1965–1968
Paul Hornung Green Bay Packers 1957–1962, 1964–1966 1986
Leroy Kelly Cleveland Browns 1964–1973 1994
Gale Sayers Chicago Bears 1965–1971 1977
Fullback Jim Brown Cleveland Browns 1957–1965 1971
Jim Taylor Green Bay Packers 1958–1966 1976
New Orleans Saints 1967
Split End Del Shofner Los Angeles Rams 1957–1960 Not inducted
New York Giants 1961–1967
Charley Taylor Washington Redskins 1964–1975, 1977 1984
Flankers Gary Collins Cleveland Browns 1962–1971 Not inducted
Boyd Dowler Green Bay Packers 1959–1969 Not inducted
Washington Redskins 1971
Tight end John Mackey Baltimore Colts 1963–1971 1992
San Diego Chargers 1972
Tackle Bob Brown Philadelphia Eagles 1964–1968 2004
Los Angeles Rams 1969–1970
Oakland Raiders 1971–1973
Forrest Gregg Green Bay Packers 1956, 1958–1970 1977
Dallas Cowboys 1971
Ralph Neely Dallas Cowboys 1965–1977 Not inducted
Guard Gene Hickerson Cleveland Browns 1958–1973 2007
Jerry Kramer Green Bay Packers 1958–1968 2018
Howard Mudd San Francisco 49ers 1964–1969 Not inducted
Chicago Bears 1969–1970
Center Jim Ringo Green Bay Packers 1953–1963 1981
Philadelphia Eagles 1964–1967

Defense[edit]

End Doug Atkins Cleveland Browns 1953–1954 1982
Chicago Bears 1955–1966
New Orleans Saints 1967–1969
Willie Davis Cleveland Browns 1958–1959 1981
Green Bay Packers 1958–1969
David "Deacon" Jones Los Angeles Rams 1961–1971 1980
San Diego Chargers 1972–1973
Washington Redskins 1974
Tackle Alex Karras Detroit Lions 1958–1962, 1964–1970 Not inducted
Bob Lilly Dallas Cowboys 1961–1974 1980
Merlin Olsen Los Angeles Rams 1962–1976 1982
Linebacker Dick Butkus Chicago Bears 1965–1973 1979
Larry Morris Los Angeles Rams 1955–1957 Not inducted
Chicago Bears 1959–1965
Atlanta Falcons 1966
Ray Nitschke Green Bay Packers 1958–1972 1978
Tommy Nobis Atlanta Falcons 1966–1976 Not inducted
Dave Robinson Green Bay Packers 1963–1972 2013
Washington Redskins 1973–1974
Cornerback Herb Adderley Green Bay Packers 1961–1969 1980
Dallas Cowboys 1970–1972
Lem Barney Detroit Lions 1967–1977 1992
Bobby Boyd Baltimore Colts 1960–1968 Not inducted
Safety Eddie Meador Los Angeles Rams 1959–1970 Not inducted
Larry Wilson St. Louis Cardinals 1960–1972 1978
Willie Wood Green Bay Packers 1960–1971 1989

Special teams[edit]

Kicker Jim Bakken St. Louis Cardinals 1962–1978 Not inducted
Punter Don Chandler New York Giants 1956–1964 Not inducted
Green Bay Packers 1965–1967

Notes:

N1 Eleven-time finalist to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NFL's All Decade Team of the 1960s". ProFootballHallofFame.com. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Hall of Famers: Yearly Finalists". ProFootballHoF.com. Retrieved 16 February 2013.