Willie Wood, a hall of fame player in the N.F.L., in his apartment at the Sunrise Senior Living Center in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2016. Linked forever by a celebrated, pivotal play in the first Super Bowl, Len Dawson and Wood are like parallel stories, a parable for what a half-century of the N.F.L. has wrought, good and bad. GREG KAHN NYT
Willie Wood, a hall of fame player in the N.F.L., in his apartment at the Sunrise Senior Living Center in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2016. Linked forever by a celebrated, pivotal play in the first Super Bowl, Len Dawson and Wood are like parallel stories, a parable for what a half-century of the N.F.L. has wrought, good and bad. GREG KAHN NYT

Willie Wood made the most memorable play of Super Bowl I. He has no recollection.

February 05, 2016 04:34 AM