2015 Obituaries

Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby Rupert Patrick » Tue Jan 20, 2015 7:49 am

Tony Verna, 81, inventor of instant replay:

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2015/01/ ... ies-at-81/
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Thu Jan 22, 2015 11:51 am

Ray Nagel, who played in four games with the 1953 Chicago Cardinals, but is more famous for his coaching career, died:

http://espn.go.com/college-football/sto ... el-dies-87

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... geRa20.htm
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Thu Jan 22, 2015 12:03 pm

Bill Roffler, who played three games with the 1954 Eagles, died Tuesday night:

http://www.yakimaherald.com/news/yhr/th ... an-22-2015

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/p ... ffBi20.htm
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby Citizen » Thu Jan 22, 2015 3:46 pm

No obit up yet, but a longtime Twin Cities sportswriter just Tweeted that former Viking, Ram and Redskin Tommy Mason has died. He heard via a phone call from Paul Flatley.
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby cdwillis » Thu Jan 22, 2015 5:15 pm

Citizen wrote:No obit up yet, but a longtime Twin Cities sportswriter just Tweeted that former Viking, Ram and Redskin Tommy Mason has died. He heard via a phone call from Paul Flatley.



Here's one:

http://blog.startribune.com/sports/acce ... dies-at-75
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby SixtiesFan » Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:49 pm

cdwillis wrote:
Citizen wrote:No obit up yet, but a longtime Twin Cities sportswriter just Tweeted that former Viking, Ram and Redskin Tommy Mason has died. He heard via a phone call from Paul Flatley.



Here's one:

http://blog.startribune.com/sports/acce ... dies-at-75


I well remember Tommy Mason.
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Sun Jan 25, 2015 12:59 pm

Former Detroit Lions G George Atkins died January 21, aged 82.

http://obits.al.com/obituaries/birmingh ... =173947403
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Sun Jan 25, 2015 1:01 pm

Former Philadelphia Eagles & Denver Broncos E Gary Henson died recently (no date in obituary), aged 74.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/denver ... =173948607
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Sun Feb 01, 2015 12:27 pm

Former Raiders, Packers & Patriots assistant coach John Polonchek died January 26, aged 87.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/greenb ... =174015962
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Re: 2015 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Sun Feb 01, 2015 2:30 pm

Giants matriarch Ann Mara died earlier today, aged 85.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/fo ... story.html
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