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George Martin

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New York Giants defensive end George Martin (75) works his way around a block by Denver Broncos offensive lineman Ken Lanier (76) during the NFL football game against the Denver Broncos on Nov. 23, 1986 in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants won the game 19-16. (AP Photo/Paul Spinelli)

Martin joined the Giants as an 11th-round draft choice in 1975, the 262nd overall pick. A long shot to survive his first training camp, Martin stayed with the Giants for his entire 14-year career. He played in 201 regular season games to become one of just three players in team history to cross the 200-games barrier (Strahan played in 216 games and Howard Cross played in 207). Martin was a leader and catalyst on the 1986 Super Bowl champions (he sacked John Elway for a safety in Super Bowl XXI). He had a knack for making the big play, scoring six touchdowns, a record for NFL defensive linemen since broken by Miami's Jason Taylor. Martin also caught a touchdown pass when he lined up as a tight end in 1980.

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