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Marion Motley, a bruising fullback with the Browns, broke the NFL’s color barrier at No. 73.

The Athletics’ initiative to select the 100 greatest players in football history is known as the NFL 100.
We’ll reveal new members of the list every day until the season starts, starting with the No.
On Wednesday, September 1st, one player will be crowned.
8.Marion Motley was a pioneer in her field.
He was also a punishing runner, a skilled blocker, and a player with the talent and instincts to play on both sides of the ball.
Legendary coach Paul Brown claimed in his autobiography that he believed Motley could have been a Hall of Fame-caliber linebacker if the Browns had not utilized him on offense. Giving him the ball, however, worked well for the young Cleveland team, which won AAFC crowns in each of Motley’s first four seasons before winning the NFL title in 1950, the franchise’s first year in the league.