Leonard Marshall - NY Giants Football Great, Won two Super Bowls. 3x Pro Bowl. 2x Defensive Player Of The Year. Talks About Lawrence Taylor, Bill Parcells, Bill Belichick, Howard Cosell And More!
Leonard Marshall, #70, is the former All-Pro defensive end for the New York Football Giants. He played 12 years in the NFL, the first 10 with the Giants. He finished with 83.5 sacks, third in team history. Three times selected to the Pro Bowl and twice named Defensive Lineman of the Year. He won two Super Bowls with the Giants and had one of the most famous hits in NFL history on Joe Montana in the 1991 NFC Championship game. A teammate of the great Lawrence Taylor, coached by Bill Belichick and Bill Parcells. We discuss his All-Star career, his post career successes, and his participation in the class action lawsuit by the players against the NFL.
My featured song in this episode is “The Winner” from the album Made In New York by my band Project Grand Slam. Spotify link HERE.
Leonard and I discuss the following:
- Playing along with Lawrence Taylor, George Martin and Harry Carson
- Playing in the Super Bowl
- His hit on Joe Montana in the 1991 NFC Championship game
- The economics of pro football
- CTE and other football injuries
- The class action lawsuit against the NFL
Special thanks to Larry Berger, senior sports video producer, for his assistance in arranging this interview. Connect with Larry on LinkedIn.
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“The Fall Of Winter” is Robert’s new single, a collaboration with legendary rocker Jim Peterik of the Ides Of March (“Vehicle”) and formerly with Survivor (“Eye Of The Tiger”). And featuring renowned guitarist Elliott Randall (Steely Dan/Doobie Brothers) and famous keyboard player Tony Carey (Joe Cocker/Eric Burden). The reviewers have called “The Fall Of Winter” “A Triumph!” (The Indie Source) and “Flexes real rock muscle!” (Celebrity Zone). The track is available for streaming on Spotify, Apple, Amazon and all the other streaming platforms, and also for download from The PGS Store. And you must check out the lyric video on YouTube HERE. Rock on!
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