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Sam Huff, famed by the Associated Press as defensive player of the week for the National Football League in the Washington Redskins locker room in Washington on Sept. 25, 1969. Huff made 12 tackles and five assists Sunday for Washington in a 26-20 defeat of New Orleans. (AP Photo/Charles Gorry)
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Sam Huff, famed by the Associated Press as defensive player of the week for the National Football League in the Washington Redskins locker room in Washington on Sept. 25, 1969. Huff made 12 tackles and five assists Sunday for Washington in a 26-20 defeat of New Orleans. (AP Photo/Charles Gorry)

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