Daily Archives: October 3, 2012

Off Guard – A Book Review

off guardWalt Sweeney was the San Diego Chargers first round draft choice in 1963.  During his 13-year career in the AFL & NFL, Sweeney was voted to nine consecutive All-Star/Pro Bowl teams (1964-1972).  He was named to the AFL Alll-Time Second Team, the San Diego Chargers 50th Anniversary Team, and was inducted into the Chargers Hall of Fame.  He is one of the former AFL players most deserving of recognition by the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  Walt Sweeney accomplished all of this, and much more, as a rabid alcohol and drug abuser. read more