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Overview

Dick Modzelewski

Date of birth
Feb 16, 1931

Ht: 6'0" Wt: 250 lbs.

Birthplace
West Natrona, PA

Hometown
Brackenridge, PA

College
University of Maryland, College Park

Summary
Richard Blair Modzelewski (born February 16, 1931 in West Natrona, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania) is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants, and the Cleveland Browns. He also served as interim head coach of the Browns in the final game of the 1977 season. Modzelewski was...
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Awards

Outland Trophy
NCAA D-I FBS

1952

AFC Champion
Cincinnati Bengals
1981

Coaching career
Green Bay PackersDefensive Coordinator, Defensive Line Coach

Cincinnati BengalsDefensive Line Coach

New York GiantsDefensive Line Coach

Playing career
Cleveland BrownsDefensive Tackle

Pittsburgh SteelersDefensive Tackle

Washington RedskinsDefensive Tackle

Nicknames
Little Mo

Family members on Fanbase
Edward Modzelewski (brother), Gene Modzelewski (brother)

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Updated athletic career information for Dick Modzelewski
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1979 Cincinnati Bengals team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1980 Cincinnati Bengals team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1981 Cincinnati Bengals team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1982 Cincinnati Bengals team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1983 Cincinnati Bengals team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1969 Cleveland Browns team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1973 Cleveland Browns team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1974 Cleveland Browns team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1975 Cleveland Browns team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1976 Cleveland Browns team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1978 New York Giants team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
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by maddog48 Jun 16, 2012
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Updated athletic career information for Dick Modzelewski
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1984 Green Bay Packers team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1985 Green Bay Packers team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1986 Green Bay Packers team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1987 Green Bay Packers team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Coordinator.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
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by maddog48 Jun 16, 2012
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Dick Modzelewski
Dick Modzelewski
by thesemers Sep 10, 2011
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Dick Modzelewski
Dick Modzelewski
by thesemers Sep 10, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Dick Modzelewski
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1972 Cleveland Browns team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
by maddog48 Jul 18, 2011
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Andy Robustelli, Roosevelt Grier, Dick Modzelewski, and Jim Katcavage (11-18-1962.jpg
Andy Robustelli, Roosevelt Grier, Dick Modzelewski, and Jim Katcavage (11-18-1962.jpg
by thesemers Jul 13, 2011
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Andy Robustelli, Roosevelt Grier, Dick Modzelewski, and Jim Katcavage.jpg
Andy Robustelli, Roosevelt Grier, Dick Modzelewski, and Jim Katcavage.jpg
by thesemers Jul 13, 2011
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Sam Huff taking down Colt pre 1961
Sam Huff taking down Colt pre 1961
SAm gave it his all as you can see in this picture. Taught how to run the defense from the great Tom Landry the coach the Mara's let go along with Giant Offensive coach Vince Lombardi.
by prax33 Mar 01, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Dick Modzelewski
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1971 Cleveland Browns team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
by maddog48 Jun 29, 2011
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Robustelli's passing elicits flood of memories (Yahoo! Sports)
By Len Pasquarelli Senior NFL Writer The Sports Xchange Nearly 52 years later, the program is essentially as tattered and threadbare as the memory of the game. But in the corner, right under the date of the Oct. 25, 1959, contest between the Pittsburgh...
Yahoo! Sports, Jun 01, 2011
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Dick Modzelewski - Cleveland '66
Dick Modzelewski - Cleveland '66
by tm50 May 18, 2011
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Modzewski.jpg
Modzewski.jpg
by indpnt1 Apr 30, 2011
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Dick Modzelewski Maryland 1950
Dick Modzelewski Maryland 1950
by R ungarian Apr 24, 2011
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Maryland's Dick Modzelewski
Maryland's Dick Modzelewski
by tm50 Apr 22, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Dick Modzelewski
Added Dick Modzelewski to the 1968 Cleveland Browns team roster.
  • Set role to Defensive Line Coach.
by maddog48 Feb 13, 2011
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