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  2. Thomas Howard, former NFL player, dies in car crash

    Former NFL linebacker Thomas Howard died early Monday morning following a high-speed car crash on a freeway in Oakland.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
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  4. Amid the Rash of Early MLB Injuries, How Screwed Is Your Team?

    Michael Baumann

    We're mere days into the 2014 baseball season, yet nearly every team with designs on a title is missing a key player. It's like Week 15 of the NFL season had a baby with a slasher movie where the pretty high school kids die one by one. O...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  5. Ex-Green Bay Packers TE Gary Knafelc says NFL hoping retirees die...

    Retired Green Bay Packers tight end Gary Knafelc says he believes the NFL and its players association hope that players who retired before 1970 die off so they don't have to worry about helping those who are struggling physically.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2013
  6. JR Boone, former NFL player and Fresno State coach, dies ay 86

    Former NFL player and Fresno State football coach JR Boone has died. He was 86.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2012
  7. NFL player agent Gary Wichard dies at 60 from diabetes, pancreati...

    Tom Friend

    Longtime NFL player agent Gary Wichard has died at 60.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2011
  8. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Show in Review November 12, 2010

    • ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski is angered by players on the Vikings coming out anonymously against coach Brad Childress. Plus, Jaworski says he's amazed by what QB Michael Vick and DT Ndamukong Suh have done this year. Listen • San Die...

    Blog | Conversation | November 12, 2010
  9. George Blanda: 1927-2010

    George Blanda Dies at Age 83 Hall of Fame QB George Blanda died today at the age of 83. He was a legend of the game and one of the great iron-men in American sports. His 26 seasons are the most of any player in NFL history. When he retired, Blanda ...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  10. Ex-AFL, NFL player Tom Janik dies at age 69

    Tom Janik, a former AFL-NFL player who in 1968 intercepted a pass by Joe Namath and returned it 100 yards for a touchdown, has died. He was 69.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2009
  11. Mercury Morris scoffs at Upshaw's legacy

    Tim Graham

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham Whenever someone dies it's customary, regardless of whether they were loved or loathed, to speak reverentially out of respect to their memory and their loved ones. The sudden passing of controversial NFL Players Associ...

    Blog | August 22, 2008
  12. Otto Schnellbacher dies; starred with Giants, Jayhawks

    Otto Schnellbacher, a former star defensive back for the New York Giants who also played one season in the NBA in 1949, has died. He was 84.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2008
  13. Taylor, father of former NFL player, Bobby Taylor dies

    Former Olympian Robert Taylor died on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2007
  14. Former NFL, Michigan State player Webster dies

    George Webster, the battered former Michigan State All-American and pro football star who lost a U.S. Supreme Court attempt to have his NFL disability pension increased, died Thursday. He was 61.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2007
  15. Former USC, NFL player Fisk dies at 90

    Bill Fisk Sr., an end on USC's 1939 national championship team who later played seven seasons in the NFL, has died, USC spokesman Tim Tessalone said. Fisk was 90.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2007
  16. Heavy NFL players twice as likely to die before 50

    Thomas Hargrove

    The heaviest athletes are more than twice as likely to die before their 50th birthday than their teammates, according to a Scripps Howard News Service study of 3,850 professional-football players who have died in the last century.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2006
  17. Texas Tech assistant coach, ex-NFL player Brown dies

    Assistant coach Dave Brown, who played for the Seahawks and other NFL teams for 16 seasons, died of an apparent heart attack suffered while he played basketball on campus.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2006
  18. A game of mortals

    Greg Garber

    Anecdotal evidence would suggest that NFL players die young, but research suggests otherwise.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2005