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Mike Stratton

From TENNESSEE, Mike Stratton had six interceptions for the Buffalo Bills as a rookie in 1962.  Stratton was selected as an American Football League all-star six straight seasons from 1963 through 1968, and was one of the Bills' league-best linebacking crew that helped them achieve American Football League championships in 1964 and 1965.  In the 1964 AFL championship game against the San Diego Chargers, he made the memorable "hit heard 'round the world".  The Chargers led 7-0 and were marching toward another score when Stratton tackled the Chargers' Hall of Famer Keith Lincoln, putting him out of the game. The Bills shut out San Diego for the rest of the game, and won, 20-7. Stratton was selected to the All-Time All-AFL second teanm, and he is a member of the American Football League Hall of Fame.


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