September 30, 1997 |
Don Beebe said that except for a sore neck and headache, he felt fine the day after getting knocked unconscious in Green Bay's game at Detroit. But the wide receiver implied that his wife would like him to retire. "I've done this before. If I was to have the same play tomorrow I'd do the same thing," Beebe said Monday. "I would try to catch the ball. That's my job. I have no fear, still, I have no fear. "As far as my attitude, my attitude hasn't changed any.
January 30, 1993 |
He was John Jefferson back then, squaring off a pass pattern and making a spectacular one-handed catch in the corner of the end zone to win the Super Bowl in Pasadena. Well, it wasn't the corner of the end zone, it was the border of a back-yard garden. And maybe it was a suburb of Chicago, not Pasadena. And he was really 10-year-old Don Beebe, not John Jefferson. Beebe will be trying to make his childhood dream come true for the Buffalo Bills on Sunday in the Rose Bowl.
January 26, 1994 |
Don Beebe, Buffalo Bills Dear Don: My son was out of control. I couldn't talk to him. I couldn't relate to him. Then, I used your play in the Super Bowl to show him what it took to play sports, how not to quit. Since then, I can talk to him again. Thank you, A Fan Leon Lett, Dallas Cowboys Leon: That's what Jimmy Johnson gets for drafting (racial epithet) like you. Unsigned Two letters, one sweet and one bitter. Two players, one a hero, the other a goat.
November 27, 1993 |
The verdict came down swiftly and decisively Friday. The question of how bad is bad was answered by football's highest court, who delivered the message without fumbling or stumbling or forgetting how to spell. Leon Lett will be pleased. "What happened to Leon Lett on Thanksgiving was certainly an interesting blunder," said Joe Horrigan, curator of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. "But on its own merit, it is a blunder that will not stand the test of time."
September 12, 1991 |
Tailback Robert Delpino leads the NFC and is No. 2 in the NFL in total yards from scrimmage, with 319 (197 rushing, 122 receiving). Buffalo Bill running back Thurman Thomas leads with 410. Delpino also is tied with the 49ers' Jerry Rice for second in the league with three touchdowns. Buffalo's Don Beebe leads with four. . . . The Rams added center Trevor Ryals, who spent training camp with the team, to their practice squad.
January 31, 1994 |
Memories of Leon Lett haunted Dallas safety James Washington as he carried a Buffalo fumble 46 yards to the game-tying score. "The person I was looking for was (Don) Beebe," Washington said, laughing. "But he flew by me, and Thomas (Everett, Cowboy safety) took out two guys with blocks. All I had to do was keep running." Lett forced the fumble, a point Washington made to the assembled media again and again and again.