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Joe Klecko, Marty Lyons, Abdul Salaam and Mark Gastineau
On Monday, the Jets will induct Mark Gastineau into the team's Ring of Honor. Gastineau, with his long hair and unique Sack Dance, remains one of the most popular players of his era. He was a terror on the field as well, recording 107.5 career sacks, making five Pro Bowls and serving as part of New York's famed "Sack Exchange" (pictured here) with Joe Klecko, Marty Lyons and Abdul Salaam.
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Mark Gastineau and Joe Klecko
Gastineau and Klecko rest during a training camp practice in East Rutherford, NJ.
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Lance Mehl, Joe Klecko, Mark Gastineau and Tony Eason
Patriots QB Tony Eason gets pigpiled by Lance Mehl (56), Joe Klecko (73), Mark Gastineau (99), and Lester Lyles (26) during a 1985 game against the Jets.
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Dan Marino and Mark Gastineau
Gastineau pressures Dan Marino during a 1985 Jets-Dolphins game.
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Gastineau celebrates a sack during the 1985 Pro Bowl. In his 10-year career, the Jets lineman played in five Pro Bowls.
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Mark Gastineau and Lawrence Taylor
Gastineau and Lawrence Taylor, two of the most popular New York athletes at the time, pose for a 1986 SI cover.
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Gastineau shows off his '80s fashion during a August 1987 training camp practice.
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Brigitte Nielsen and Mark Gastineau
Gastineau famously dated model Actress Brigitte Nielsen during the 1987 season. The two have a son together.
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New York Jets Fan
A fan pays tribute to Gastineau and his sack dance in the parking lot outside a Jets game.
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Eddie Van Halen and Mark Gastineau
Gastineau invites celebrity friend and Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen to the sideline during a game.
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Gastineau catches his breath during a 1988 Jets practice.
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Gastineau stars as "Markan the Barbarian" in this famous '80s poster.
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Mark Gastineau and Alonzo Highsmith
Gastineau and Alonzo Highsmith trade blows during a bout in Tokyo. Highsmith won the fight with a TKO in the second round.
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Joe Klecko, Marty Lyons, Abdul Salaam, and Mark Gastineau
The Jets Sack Exchange -- Joe Klecko, Marty Lyons, Abdul Salaam, and Mark Gastineau -- accept on field honors during halftime of a 2001 Jets-Broncos game.
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Gastineau signs autographs while visting Jets training camp in Aug. 2004.
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Mark Gastineau and Fan
Gastineau attends the Muscular Dystrophy Association's 2008 Muscle Team Gala and Benefit Auction in New York City.
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Gastineau is among the players honored during the final game at Giants Stadium.
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Gastineau relaxes in a row of seats from the old Giants Stadium after it was torn down. The former Jets great was helping sell old seats and turf to raise money for the team's new stadium.
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