Duane Putnam
Date of birth: (1928-09-05) September 5, 1928 (age 91)
Place of birth: Pollock, South Dakota
Career information
Position(s): Guard
College: Pacific
NFL Draft: 1952 / Round: 6 / Pick: 66
 As player:
Los Angeles Rams
Dallas Cowboys
Cleveland Browns
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1954, 1955, 1957, 1958
Playing stats at

Charles Duane Putnam (born September 5, 1928 in Pollock, South Dakota) is a former American football offensive guard who spent ten seasons in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams, Dallas Cowboys, and the Cleveland Browns.

He appeared in four Pro Bowls, and was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1960 NFL Expansion Draft.


In 1974, he served as defensive line coach for the Philadelphia Bell of the World Football League. He also served as the line coach for the Atlanta Falcons.


His daughter, Pamela Gail Putnam (born 1952), was married from 1970-1971 to Michael Reagan, the eldest son of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan.

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