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Bob Grim
No. 27, 26
Position:Wide receiver
Kick returner
Punt returner
Personal information
Born: (1945-05-08) May 8, 1945 (age 77)
Oakland, California
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:Red Bluff (CA)
College:Oregon State
NFL Draft:1967 / Round: 2 / Pick: 28
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Robert Lee Grim (born May 8, 1945) is a former American football player in the National Football League who played from 1967–1977.

High school and college career

He played high school football at Red Bluff High School and college football at Oregon State University. In 1964, as a sophomore, he started at left end for the Beavers, helping to lead the team to the 1965 Rose Bowl. The 1965 Rose Bowl remains Oregon State's last Rose Bowl appearance.

NFL career

After the 1966-67 NFL football season, the Minnesota Vikings traded Fran Tarkenton for four draft picks in the 1967 NFL Draft. The Vikings used one of the four, a second round draft pick, to acquire Grim. He played with them for five seasons, helping them to the 1969 NFL championship and a Super Bowl IV appearance. He was traded along with Norm Snead, Vince Clements, a first rounder in 1972 (24th overall–Larry Jacobson) and a second rounder in 1973 (40th overall–Brad Van Pelt) from the Vikings to the Giants for Fran Tarkenton on January 27, 1972.[1][2] He played with the Giants for three seasons and the Chicago Bears for a season. Grim ended his career, playing with Fran Tarkenton and the Vikings for his final two seasons, helping the team to the 1976 NFC championship and a Super Bowl XI appearance. Grim ended his career having played in 133 total games.

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