McCormack played in the NFL from 1951-1962 for the New York Yanks and Cleveland Browns, making six Pro Bowl appearances and establishing himself as one of the finest offensive tackles in the game while blocking for legendary Browns running back Jim Brown. Following his career as a player, McCormack was an assistant coach for the Washington Redskins and head coach for the Baltimore Colts and Philadelphia Eagles. He also served as interim head coach of the Seattle Seahawks before becoming the team's president and general manager. McCormack was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1984.
The Raiders ’ relocation vote is at the top of the docket for the NFL ’s spring meetings, set to start Monday in Arizona, but the other major franchise issue being whispered about is the future of the Carolina Panthers . Owner Jerry Richardson is advanced in age, is battling some health issues and is not attending this meeting, and many other owners anticipate this franchise to be sold before his passing. There are no heirs involved, as Richardson cut his sons out of the team. While owners anticipate there will end up being stern restrictions forbidding the franchise from moving to be part of any deal, there is growing sentiment that this could become more of a front-burner issue this offseason.