Sam Mills named one of most underrated NFL players of all-time
Carolina Panthers fans know all about the legend of Sam Mills.
Now,Authentic Dalvin Tomlinson Jersey, the rest of the NFL is learning, too. Bleacher Report recently released its most 25 underrated NFL players of all-time, and the former Panthers' linebacker cracked the list at No. 11 overall.
where he was one of the top players in the league.,Mills played for the Saints from 1986-1994 and with the Panthers from 1995-97 before becoming an assistant coach. He also spent three years in the USFL from 1983-85
Sam Mills rises above the rest of the gritty linebacker pack, at least when it comes to being underrated, because three of his greatest seasons have been erased from history. Mills and Reggie White were the USFL's two greatest defenders ever. Mills was a USFL All-Star in all three seasons of the league's existence, and he led the Philadelphia and Baltimore Stars' Doghouse Defense (coached by Jim Mora) to a pair of league titles.
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Jim Kelly and Steve Young should count for something. Here on the All-Time Underrated List,Mills looks like just another local hero linebacker in the encyclopedias, albeit a good one. But three of his best seasons are not listed in the encyclopedias. The USFL may not have been the NFL in terms of quality, it counts for a lot., but being the Luke Kuechly of a league that featured Herschel Walker
Mills became the inspiration for the two-word phrase,As a coach,Authentic Alex Anzalone Jersey,Authentic Adrian Peterson Jersey, "Keep Pounding" during Carolina's magical Super Bowl run for the 2003 season. Mills passed away in 2005 after a two-year battle with the disease.,Adrian Peterson Jersey,Evan Engram Jersey,[url=http//www.giantscheapstore.com/darian-thompson-jersey-cheap ]Dalvin Tomlinson Jersey[/url],Davis Webb Jersey, while battling cancer