2018 Obituaries

Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby Rupert Patrick » Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:10 pm

Alex Spanos, owner of the Los Angeles Chargers, has died at the age of 95:

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap300000 ... -at-age-95
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:05 pm

Jim Taylor, Hall of Fame legend, fullback with the Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints, died on October 13, at the age of 83.


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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby 74_75_78_79_ » Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:13 pm

Eagles One wrote:Jim Taylor, Hall of Fame legend, fullback with the Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints, died on October 13, at the age of 83.


https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/hall ... at-age-83/


Quite an, at least arguably, all-time FB! Wasn’t he the anti-Iverson? He actually loved practice?
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby Rupert Patrick » Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:13 pm

Seattle Seahawks owner and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dead at 65:

http://www.espn.com/espn/story/_/id/249 ... en-dies-65
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:29 pm

Dick Modzelewski, former defensive tackle with the Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants and Cleveland Browns died on October 19, at the age of 87.


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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby RyanChristiansen » Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:39 pm

Rod Rust, who served as defensive coordinator for the New England Patriots' 1985 Super Bowl team, has died. He was 90.

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/25072073/former-nfl-cfl-college-coach-rod-rust-dies-age-90
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:19 pm

Former Giants HB Wayne Berry died October 5th, aged 86.

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/idaho ... &fhid=6417
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:21 pm

Former Falcons DE Greg Marx died October 5th, aged 68.

https://eu.hometownlife.com/story/sport ... 574486002/
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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:27 pm

Former LA Bulldogs (PCFL) & LA Dons (AAFC) T Dick Danehe died June 20th, aged 97.

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Re: 2018 Obituaries

Postby LJP » Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:29 pm

Former Rams DB Bill Drake died September 28th, aged 68.

http://obits.oregonlive.com/obituaries/ ... =190521403
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