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BY THE NUMBERS
Paul Zimmerman
September 01, 1997
Career CowboysJackie Slater spent his 20-year career with the Rams, the longest stint by a player with a single NFL team. The active players closest to that record are each embarking on their 15th seasons with their respective teams. Two of them—the Cowboys' Bill Bates and Mark Tuinei—entered the league in 1983 as undrafted free agents.
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September 01, 1997

By The Numbers

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Career Cowboys
Jackie Slater spent his 20-year career with the Rams, the longest stint by a player with a single NFL team. The active players closest to that record are each embarking on their 15th seasons with their respective teams. Two of them—the Cowboys' Bill Bates and Mark Tuinei—entered the league in 1983 as undrafted free agents.

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