Deacon helped define colorful NFL era ‘‘Death comes for us all...even for kings.” Deacon Jones certainly wasn’t a king — although he is part of the royal line when it comes to defensive end legends in NFL history.
June 11, 2013 - Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise
Deacon Jones passed on age 74, legacy of the sackmaster David "Deacon" Jones, the original sack master has passed on, according to the Washington Redskins an American football team. Jones died of natural causes in his southern California home Monday night.
June 10, 2013 - New York Amsterdam News