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Joe Morrison

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New York Giants Joe Morrison (40) tugs away from New York Jets Steve Tannen to score the Giants first touchdown, Sunday, Aug. 23, 1970, New Haven, Conn. Morrison scored on a pass from quarterback Fran Tarkenton. (AP Photo)

Morrison was a back and an end for the Giants from 1959 through 1972. A dominant figure during his 14-year career, he totaled 2,472 rushing yards and 18 touchdowns. He also caught 395 passes – the third-highest total in franchise history - for 4,993 yards and 47 scores. A versatile player, Morrison played six different positions: fullback, halfback, flanker, tight end, split end and defensive back. Morrison's No. 40 jersey has been retired by the franchise.

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