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Redskins receiver Hugh "Bones" Taylor (1947-54)

EXCERPT: When Hugh Taylor debuted with the Washington Redskins in 1947, he was a mere walk-on, a virtual unknown.  He retired eight seasons later as the most prolific receiver in team history at the time.  He did it with a body that appeared prone to cracking.  Wiry and string-beanish at 6-4, 190 pounds, hence his nickname “Bones,” Taylor looked more like a basketball player than one of the NFL’s finest receivers. But his physique was really a source of torment for defenders, for what he lacked in brawn he made up for in speed.  He escaped those trying to catch him with long strides that made it seem he was galloping, plus beautiful fakes.

Read the entire article about Taylor in the attached document.