Al Wistert


Philadelphia Eagles

Played 9 seasons as a T for the Philadelphia Eagles (1943-51)

Coach “Greasy” Neale considered him “the greatest offensive tackle I have ever seen”

Lead blocker for Steve Van Buren’s devastating runs

Served as Eagles captain for five seasons (1946-50)

Played in the first Pro Bowl (1950)

4 time AP 1st Team All-Pro (1944-47)

5 time UPI 1st Team All-Pro (1944-48)

1 time The Sporting News 1st Team All-NFL (1948)

3 time Pro Football Illustrated 1st Team All-NFL (1945, 1946, 1948)

1 time Pro Football Illustrated 2nd Team All-NFL (1947)

2 time NFL Champion with the Philadelphia Eagles (1948, 1949)

Member of the NFL’s 1940’s All-Decade Team

His #70 was the first jersey retired by Eagles

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