NORM VAN BROCKLIN
Acquired in a 1958 trade with the LA Rams, Norm Van
Brocklin went on to quarterback the Eagles for three years.
The fiery signal-caller helped turn the last-place Eagles into
an NFL Championship squad in 1960. This storybook ending
would garner him the league’s MVP award and provide a
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fitting end to his playing career as he retired at the end of
that season. An All-America selection at Oregon, he went
on to participate in 10 Pro Bowls and throw for 23,611 yards
and 173 touchdowns in 12 seasons. He was born in Eagle
Butte, South Dakota.
HALL OF FAME
PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: 1971
EAGLES HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: 1987