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Rams front four on bikes

Rams front four on bikes

August 1970: Members of the Los Angeles Rams’ defensive front four get in shape by pedaling around the track at the team’s Cal State Fullerton training camp. From left: Coy Bacon, Diron Talbert, David “Deacon” Jones and Merlin Olsen.

This photo by staff photographer Bill Varie appeared in the Aug. 11, 1970, Los Angeles Times.

Jones and Olsen had climbed aboard a motorcycle with fellow defensive linemen Lamar Lundy and Rosey Grier in 1964.

Nov. 11, 1964: When Rams coach Harland Svare told his defensive linemen to take a few laps they did it the easy way. From top to bottom: David Jones, Merlin Olsen, Lamar Lundy and Rosey Grier. This photo was published in the Dec. 12, 1964 Los Angeles Times.

Nov. 11, 1964: When Rams Coach Harland Svare told his defensive linemen to take a few laps they did it the easy way. From top to bottom: David “Deacon” Jones, Merlin Olsen, Lamar Lundy and Rosey Grier. This photo was published in the Dec. 12, 1964, Los Angeles Times. Credit: Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times

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