Hall of Fame fullback Joe Perry was born OTD in 1927. Perry played 16 season with the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Colts. He was the first African-American to be named the NFL Most Valuable Player.
Hall of Famer George Connor was born OTD in 1925. Connor played 8 seasons for the Chicago Bears where he was a 2-way player. He played tackle on offense, and on defense was recognized as one of the sport's first linebackers.
Happy Birthday to Hall of Fame offensive tackle Walter Jones! Jones spent his entire 13 season career with the Seattle Seahawks where he was a 9 time Pro Bowl selection and member of the NFL 2000s All-Decade Team.
Hall of Fame linebacker Junior Seau was born OTD in 1969. Seau was a 12-time Pro Bowl selection and named to the NFL 1990s All-Decade Team during his 20 season career with the Los Angeles Chargers, Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots.