Left guard: Bob Young (1972-79)

Left guard: Bob Young (1972-79)

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Bob Young

Bob Young walks through an icy practice at Busch Stadium in 1977. Photo by Scott Dine of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Young was a fixture on those great Cardinals lines of the 1970s, including the 1975 unit that tied an NFL record by allowing only eight sacks. A two-time Pro Bowler, Young was all about brute strength, routinely delivering punishing hits. Before almost any short-yardage play, he'd say "over me, over me" in the huddle.

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