2020 Obituaries

Re: 2020 Obituaries

Postby RichardBak » Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:44 pm

Larry Wilson and that busted looking beak. Loved the guy. He was one of the guys who personified football in the 1960s.
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Re: 2020 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Fri Sep 18, 2020 6:25 pm

RichardBak wrote:Larry Wilson and that busted looking beak. Loved the guy. He was one of the guys who personified football in the 1960s.



https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/299 ... ls-dies-82
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Re: 2020 Obituaries

Postby SixtiesFan » Fri Sep 18, 2020 7:55 pm

Eagles One wrote:
RichardBak wrote:Larry Wilson and that busted looking beak. Loved the guy. He was one of the guys who personified football in the 1960s.



https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/299 ... ls-dies-82


Along with the safety blitz, I remember Larry Wilson for playing with two broken wrists, a caste on each hand.
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Re: 2020 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:31 pm

SixtiesFan wrote:Along with the safety blitz, I remember Larry Wilson for playing with two broken wrists, a caste on each hand.


In November 1965 against the Steelers--and he also picked off a pass--one-handed.
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Re: 2020 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:02 pm

Mike Tilleman, former defensive tackle with the Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers and Atlanta Falcons died on September 18, at the age of 76:


https://www.neworleanssaints.com/news/m ... dies-at-76
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Re: 2020 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:31 pm

Don Mullins, former defensive back with the Chicago Bears died on August 25, at the age of 81:


https://www.newsbreak.com/news/20554641 ... on-mullins
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Re: 2020 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:22 am

Gale Sayers, Hall of Fame former running back with the Chicago Bears died on September 23, at the age of 77:


https://www.foxnews.com/sports/gale-say ... dead-at-77
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Re: 2020 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:05 am

Derland Moore, former defensive tackle with the New Orleans Saints and New York Jets died on September 24, 2020 at the age of 68:


https://www.neworleanssaints.com/news/n ... dies-at-68
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Re: 2020 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:07 am

Bob Atkins, former cornerback and safety with the St. Louis Cardinals and Houston Oilers died on September 22 at the age of 74:


https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2 ... ies-at-74/
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Re: 2020 Obituaries

Postby RichardBak » Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:51 pm

Eagles One wrote:Gale Sayers, Hall of Fame former running back with the Chicago Bears died on September 23, at the age of 77:


https://www.foxnews.com/sports/gale-say ... dead-at-77


My co-favorite player (along with Johnny U). He died the day after my brother, same age. A tough week.
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