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Doug Atkins

FootballDoug AtkinsChicago BearsNFL
Quarterbacks, linemen and ball carriers for 17 years feared a looming Doug Atkins. He played for the Bears from 1955 to 1969 and was a key figure in one of football's most potent defenses, especially the 1963 NFL title season, when the defense allowed a league-low average of 10 points per game.... Tribune archive photo