2019 Obituaries

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Postby rewing84 » Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:07 pm

Cardinals Owner Bill Bidwell Dies at 88 https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/277 ... ies-age-88
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:53 pm

Chip Healy, former linebacker with the St. Louis Cardinals died on October 8th, at the age of 72:


https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituar ... ly-8883381
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Postby Eagles One » Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:59 am

Mike Reilly, former linebacker with the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings died on October 18, at the age of 77:


https://www.thegazette.com/subject/spor ... s-20191019
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Postby Eagles One » Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:34 pm

Willie Brown, Hall of Fame former cornerback with the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders died on October 22, at the age of 78:


https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/n ... 064826002/
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby fgoodwin » Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:50 pm

RIP Bruce Walton (OL: 1973-75)

Bruce Walton died Oct 18, 2019 at age 68. He was the big brother NBA HOFer Bill Walton.

https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/ob ... -1951-2019
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Postby Teo » Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:02 am

George Brancato, a running back who played in 1954 for the Chicago Cardinals, and then played in the CFL until 1963, died in Ottawa on Tuesday. He was 88 years old. Brancato also was the head coach of the Ottawa Rough Riders from 1974-1984 and led them to the 1976 Grey Cup.


https://www.pro-football-reference.com/ ... anGe20.htm

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/f ... story.html
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:03 pm

Bernie Parrish a Browns DB who wrote a controversial book criticizing the NFL entitled, "They Call It a Game" has died at the age of 83:

https://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/B ... 564055.php
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:37 pm

Jim LeClair, former linebacker with the Cincinnati Bengals and New Jersey Generals died on November 4, at the age of 69:


http://knoxradio.com/news/local/former- ... ir-dies-69
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby BD Sullivan » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:31 pm

Eagles One wrote:Jim LeClair, former linebacker with the Cincinnati Bengals died on November 1, at the age of 69:

http://knoxradio.com/news/local/former- ... ir-dies-69


I recall that it was LeClair who had to leave the brutally cold late December 1977 game against the Steelers because of frostbite--on his back. That came from him tackling Franco Harris and then sliding through some icy slush.
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Re: 2019 Obituaries

Postby Eagles One » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:06 pm

George Tarasovic, former defensive end and linebacker with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles and Denver Broncos died recently (no date given), he was 89 years old:

https://www.ydr.com/story/sports/2019/1 ... 167700002/
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