2018 Obituaries

2018 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:31 pm

The first play-by-play man for ABC's Monday Night Football, Keith Jackson, has died at the age of 89:

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/colle ... -1.3754736
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Postby Rupert Patrick » Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:06 pm

BD Sullivan wrote:The first play-by-play man for ABC's Monday Night Football, Keith Jackson, has died at the age of 89:

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/colle ... -1.3754736


A true legend in the field of sports broadcasting. Best known of course as the voice of college football, but he also did play by play for the inaugural season on Monday Night Football and also called a number of baseball games on television, including the 1977 and 1979 World Series for ABC.
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Postby LJP » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:08 am

Former Bears and Redskins T Steve Barnett died January 2nd, aged 76.

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Postby Eagles One » Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:59 am

Frank Varrichione, former Pittsburgh Steelers and Los Angeles Rams tackle died on January 6 at age 85


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Postby Eagles One » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:48 pm

Clyde Scott, a former halfback with the Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions died January 30 at the age of 93.


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Postby Eagles One » Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:06 pm

Edwin Jackson, a linebacker with the Indianapolis Colts died on February 4 at age 26.

http://www.colts.com/news/article-1/Sta ... 425264297a
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Postby Eagles One » Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:09 pm

Jim Stillwagon, a defensive tackle who received the Outland Trophy in 1970 and played for the Toronto Argonauts died on February 4, at age 68.


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Postby Reaser » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:58 pm

Eagles One wrote:Edwin Jackson, a linebacker with the Indianapolis Colts died on February 4 at age 26.

http://www.colts.com/news/article-1/Sta ... 425264297a


Saw this morning. Sad.
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Postby Eagles One » Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:40 am

Jeremy Nunley, former defensive end with the Houston Oilers (1994) died on February 5, at age 46.


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Postby Eagles One » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:33 am

John Martinkovic, former Green Bay Packers' and New York Giants' defensive end died on February 8, at age 91.


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