From a 1964 exhibition game played at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans between the Cardinals and the Bears. The NFL was entertaining thoughts of adding a new expansion team in the deep south and using exhibition games to guage interest of the fans.
1964 Chicago Bears Players Bill Wade, Jon Arnett, Ron Bull & Earl Leggett
Former first round pick of the Rams in 1957. By the time he left the NFL in 1966 he had racked up over 10,000 All Purpose yards.
Lions Linebacker Joe Schmidt catches Rams quarterback Frank Ryan (#15) from behind as halfback Jon Arnett looks on.
Joe Schmidt takes down Frank Ryan
Colts great Gino Marchetti (#89) grabs hold of Rams running back Jon Arnett (#26) in this early 1960s showdown between Baltimore and Los Angeles. Also shown are Rams offensive lineman Joe Carollo (#63) and Colts defensive lineman Jim Colvin (#75).
Gino Marchetti Brings Down Jon Arnett
Jon Arnett of the LA Rams give big Doug Atkins of the Chicago Bears the slip and wastes no time heading upfield.
Jon Arnett gets away from Doug Atkins
In 7 seasons with the Rams he ended up with 4803 total yards & 27 touchdowns before he left in 1964.
Rams Star Jon Arnett in the early 1961s
Pictured here with future Hall of Famer Ollie Matson the shifty Rams runner carries outside. A Pro-Bowler in 1961 he gained 609 yards and scored 4 touchdowns.
Ollie Matson and Jon Arnett with the 1961 Los Angeles Rams
Jon Arnett on his 1959 Tops Football Card. His 3rd year in the NFL he was selected to the Pro Bowl as a Defensive Back.
Jon Arnett 1959 Los Angeles Rams Tops Football Card
Jon Arnett, Los Angeles Rams 1957-1963
Jon Arnett 1957-1966