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Mandarich in the NFL

Seems like we’re on an old guy nostalgia kick this week. Figured the Tony Mandarich story might be worth a little conversation.

A couple articles:

The Original Sport Illustrated Article from 1989
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1068312/index.htm

From later on that same year

Toward the end of his Green Bay days
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1004269/index.htm

ESPN Catches up with him in 2009 for the REAL story

And for giggles, the Wikipedia entry for the 1989 NFL Draft:

I liked the 30 for 30 film on Maravich (sp)

They’ve had Mandarin in the Chinese NFL since day one.