2018 Obituaries

Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:31 pm

Former Giants, Saints & 49ers C John Hill died October 21st, aged 68.

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/newso ... &fhid=6033
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby RyanChristiansen » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:58 pm

Lindon Crow, the former NFL defensive back who had three interceptions in the 1958 sudden-death NFL championship dubbed "the greatest game ever played," has died. He was 85.

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/25093338/lindon-crow-veteran-nfl-greatest-game-ever-dies-85
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby JohnH19 » Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:34 am

RyanChristiansen wrote:Lindon Crow, the former NFL defensive back who had three interceptions in the 1958 sudden-death NFL championship dubbed "the greatest game ever played," has died. He was 85.

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/25093338/lindon-crow-veteran-nfl-greatest-game-ever-dies-85


Good ol' ESPN. Crow had the one and only interception that Johnny U. threw in the '58 Championship Game.
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:47 pm

JohnH19 wrote:
RyanChristiansen wrote:Lindon Crow, the former NFL defensive back who had three interceptions in the 1958 sudden-death NFL championship dubbed "the greatest game ever played," has died. He was 85.

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/25093338/lindon-crow-veteran-nfl-greatest-game-ever-dies-85


Good ol' ESPN. Crow had the one and only interception that Johnny U. threw in the '58 Championship Game.


Weren't you aware that the NFL began play with the first Super Bowl? Everything before then is just a mystery. :D
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:31 pm

Bob Skoronski, former tackle with the Green Bay Packers died on October 30, at the age of 84.


https://fox6now.com/2018/10/30/former-g ... ies-at-84/
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:26 pm

Jack Patera, former linebacker with the Baltimore Colts, Chicago Cardinals and Dallas Cowboys. First head coach of the Seattle Seahawks, died on October 31, at the age of 85.


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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby fgoodwin » Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:07 pm

Former Redskin, Ram, and Cowboy Tom Braatz has died:

https://www.packers.com/news/former-pac ... dies-at-85
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby fgoodwin » Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:59 pm

RIP Perry Lee Dunn (RB: 1964-65)

Former Cowboy, Falcon, and Colt Perry Lee Dunn passed away on Oct 27, 2018; he was 77.

https://www.wtva.com/content/sports/Ole ... 88041.html
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:22 pm

fgoodwin wrote:Former Redskin, Ram, and Cowboy Tom Braatz has died:

https://www.packers.com/news/former-pac ... dies-at-85


Also a former Falcons exec.
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:29 pm

Bill Brown and his crewcut are gone:

https://www.dailynorseman.com/2018/11/4 ... asses-away
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