2019 Obituaries

Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:56 pm

Jeff Blackshear, former guard with the Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs and Green Bay Packers died on August 31, at the age of 50:


https://www.tcpalm.com/story/sports/hig ... 182528001/
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby Rupert Patrick » Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:29 am

Bobby Dillon, former Packer safety, 89:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/30/spor ... -dead.html
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:19 am

Eagles One wrote:Jim Langer, Hall of Fame former center with the Miami Dolphins and Minnesota Vikings died on August 29, at age 71:


https://www.profootballhof.com/jim-langer-1948-2019/


In an interview from The Athletic from just a few weeks ago, Langer said the Browns were going to keep him on the taxi squad, but had to put him through waivers. Unfortunately, the Dolphins claimed him--largely because their new OL coach, Monte Clark, who had retired with the Browns after the previous season, asked Gene Hickerson and others about him and they said he could play. It appears he could...
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:43 pm

Al "Hoagy" Carmichael, former halfback with the Green Bay Packers and Denver Broncos died on September 7, at age 90:


https://www.denverpost.com/2019/09/08/a ... ayer-dies/
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby fgoodwin » Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:17 pm

Rocky Colvin (Colts: 1960-63; Cowboys 1964-66, Giants: 1967) passed away at age 81 on Aug 30, 2019.

https://www.rekfunerals.com/notices/Jim-Colvin
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:10 pm

Lou Slaby, former linebacker with the New York Giants and Detroit Lions died on August 23, at the age of 77:


https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/daily ... fhid=17151
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:05 pm

Former Raider Neiron Ball (played six games in 2015) died on Monday at the age of 27:

https://heavy.com/sports/2019/09/neiron-ball-dead/

https://www.pro-football-reference.com/ ... llNe00.htm
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:25 pm

Sam Davis, former left guard with the Pittsburgh Steelers, reportedly found dead, at the age of 75:

https://www.wtae.com/article/sam-davis- ... /28988435#
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