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Frank Bernardi was half of Colorado’s dynamic duo in the 1950s

Frank Bernardi played with the Chicago Cardinals of the NFL from 1955-1957.   A defensive back, he picked off four passes during his NFL stint, and scored one touchdown on a 95-yard punt return.  After spending the 1958 & 1959 seasons out of football, Bernardi, who had played his college ball at the University of Colorado, earned a position on the inaugural Broncos squad.  His AFL career was short-lived, however, as a knee injury essentially ended his career after just six games with the Broncos. read more