View Single Post
Old 02-03-2013, 04:03 PM   #29
Living Legend
harrison'samonster's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Youngstown, OH
Posts: 7,224
Gender: Male
Member Number: 17630
Thanks: 53,298
Thanked 8,952 Times in 3,702 Posts
My Mood: Mellow
Default Re: Bettis NOT a Hall of Famer- Here's Why

Originally Posted by kent View Post
I agree, he was a bruiser and wore down opponent's defenses. The little things like extending drives and controlling the clock are overlooked.
Yeah he was the best big back of all time. ask people who played against him (or even people who practiced against him) what it was like tackling him. DB's moved out of his way to avoid tackling him.

Joey Porter said something about tackling him during practice is what made him so physical on the football field during games. He made the whole team great, something one would expect of a HOF career.
have you ever wondered what your life would have been like if you became a hired goon right out of school? you would have had a chance to learn the ropes from other goons and rub shoulders with all kinds of seedy characters. oh the stories you would be able to tell.
harrison'samonster is offline   Reply With Quote