Russ Grimm – Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2010
Team: Washington Redskins 1981-1991
Team No: 68
Born: May 2, 1959 in Scottsdale, PA
Selected in third round (69th player overall) in 1981 draft
Part of Super Bowl XVII, XXII, and XXVI winning teams
Appeared in Super Bowl XVIII
Selected for four straight Pro Bowls
Received All-Pro and All-NFC recognition in four consecutive seasons (1983-1986)
Missed 5 games in 1987 and 11 games in 1988 due to a knee injury
Elected to NFL 1980’s All-Decade Team
Teamed with tackle Joe Jacoby to form intense offensive line
Grimm played at 6’3”, 273 lbs.
In honor of Redskins 70th anniversary, selected as one of the 70 Greatest Redskins
Began coaching for the Washington Redskins from 1992-2000.
Part of the Pittsburgh Steelers Coaching Staff from 2000-2006, including Super Bowl XL win.
Currently is Assistant head coach and offensive line coach for the Arizona Cardinals, since 2007.
Grimm is featured in the All-Pro Football 2K8.
Semifinalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004, finalist in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 before 2010 selection.
Member of the Western Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame
Son Cody played at Virginia Tech and was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft.
Played 140 games over 11 seasons. 7 fumble recoveries.
Washington Redskins Memorabilia available through Fathead.com