NameNo.PosSeasons playedGamesStarts
John Ward 73 C 1976 4 3
CollegeHeightWeightDate of birth
Oklahoma State 6-4 269 27-May-48
How acquiredHow left
Veteran allocation draft 1976 Released during the 1976 season
Started the first three games of the expansion season at center before being replaced by Dan Ryczek. Only saw action in one more game after that and was released a month into the season. Former 1st round pick of the Vikings in 1970 and alternated between the offensive and defensive lines in Minnesota before being left available for the veteran allocation draft. After being released by the Bucs was signed by the Bears for whom he played the final 10 games of that season. Passed away from cancer in 2012.

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