Also in 1973 the Rams became the first team to debut double decker name plates on their jerseys. It became necessary when two players shared an exceptionally long name.
Both Jack Youngblood and Jim Youngblood were starters on the teams defense. Both sporting the name J. Youngblood, to differentiate them it became necessary to show their full names. However since Youngblood had so many letters they stacked the names on their jerseys.