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Lee, Khari

CARDS: Topps XFL 2020 Green #83/99, Topps XFL 2020 Stars of the XFL
ACQUIRED: TTM 2020, C/o Home
SENT: 6/29/20 RECEIVED: 1/25/21 (210 days)

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

  • After going undrafted in 2015, was signed by the Houston Texans as a free agent.
  • Had a solid preseason, but with a logger jam at TE, the Texans traded Khari to Chicago.
  • Cut by the Bears in 2016, joined the Lions for 2016/17.
  • Claimed by the Bills in 2017, but later waived in 2018.
  • Selected in the 5th round of the 2019 XFL Draft by the DC Defenders.
  • After league ended season prematurely due to COVID, Khari signed with the Falcons in 2020.
  • Given an injury settlement, and joined Lions briefly for second stint.

NOTES:

When Khari was drafted by the DC Defenders I knew he’d be a solid fit for the team. I thought he was going to be a good fit with the Texans, especially based on what I saw. I ended up nabbing him with one of the final picks of my XFL Fantasy Draft, and he helped my team go undefeated in 2020 catching 8 passes, with 2 of them going for 2 TDs.

He kindly signed these cards for me- but did so, much to my chagrin, on the back. Khari also sent me back an extra autographed base card, that I sent off to my friend Mark, who had received cards back from Khari, but they were unsigned.

Heck, Andy

Pro Set 1989, #514

CARDS: Pro Set 1989, Topps Stadium Club 1992, Pro Set 1990
ACQUIRED: TTM 2021, C/o Home
SENT: 4/17 RECEIVED: 5/12 (25 days)

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

  • Made the transition in his Senior year in ’88 from TE to OT for Notre Dame.
  • Earned sweeping accolades in college, and was especially praised for his size (6’7″, 262) and run blocking.
  • Seahawks first round pick in the 1989 NFL Draft (15th overall).
  • Started 9 games his rookie season- including 1 at TE. 
  • By 1990, became fixture at left tackle, but in 1992 switched to left guard to accommodate for Ray Roberts, and then again in 1993 to right tackle.
  • Only player in Seahawks history to start 13+ games at 3 different positions, in 3 straight seasons.
  • Signed with Bears in 1994, becoming entrenched at left tackle for the next 4 seasons.
  • Departed Bears for Redskins in 1999, closing out career there after the 2000 season.
  • Went into coaching, first at the college level, eventually landing with the Jaguars in 2004.
  • Despite the turmoil on the Jaguars coaching staff- remained with the franchise through 2014.
  • Joined the Chiefs in 2013, earning a Super Bowl ring in 2019.

ACCOLADES:

  • 2nd team All Pro (Conf.-UPI) 1995

NOTES:

Andy had a lot of cards throughout his career. Oddly he didn’t make the cut with any of my favorite pet sets, but he happened to be in my favorite draft- 1989. His son currently plays OL for the Houston Texans.

Wuerffel, Danny (2)

Topps 2000 Chrome NFLE Prospects, #346 Upper Deck College Legends 2011, #BGH-DW

CARDS: Topps Chrome 2000 NFLE Prospects, Upper Deck College Legends Bowl Game Heroes 2011
ACQUIRED: TTM 2021, C/o Home*
SENT: 2/22 RECEIVED: 5/1 (68 Days)
* Donation Enclosed

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

See Danny Wuerffel

NOTES:

After pulling this Bowl Game Heroes card back in 2019, I knew I had to add another Danny Wuerffel or two to my collection, so I reloaded and included the chrome Topps 2000.