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Rich Saul dies at 64; played center on the L.A. Rams
Rich Saul dies at 64; played center on the L.A. Rams

Whenever he hunkered over the football, as he did for 12 seasons as center for the Los Angeles Rams, Rich Saul had a way of being not only ferocious but folksy. "Rich would get down over the ball, and there's the nose guard, and Rich is talking to him, wanting to know how his family and kids are doing," recalled former Rams guard Dennis Harrah with a laugh. "Next thing you know, Rich would be holding them up in the air, and I'd be cutting their legs out from under them. "This guy's wanting to kill us, and Rich comes up on the next play and he's wanting to talk to the guy about his family again. Rich couldn't figure out why the guy was ticked...

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