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Catching up with ... former Colts linebacker Bob Grant

Catching up with ... former Colts linebacker Bob Grant

At 70, Bob Grant can still break bricks with his bare hands.

"I did it a few months ago for a group of school kids," said Grant, the former Baltimore Colts linebacker who has a black belt in karate. "Age doesn't matter. Do it once and you can always do it."

Of course, he doesn't use the hand that bears his Super Bowl ring. Grant played three years for the Colts and helped them reach the title game twice —losing to the New York Jets in Super Bowl III and defeating the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl V. His stay was short but the memories are sweet.

"It was quite a ride," said Grant, a second-round draft pick from Wake Forest in 1968. He...

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