George Blanda Passes away

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  1. xlnsports

    xlnsports Cajun In Exile

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    This Guy was a one tough man. cant get a link to work :(
     
  2. islstl

    islstl Playoff committee is a group of great football men Staff Member

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    What a great football player.
     
  3. TUSKtimes

    TUSKtimes Riding the Wave

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    I remember him when he was just old. Used to love the "mad bomber," Ben Davidson, Warren Wells and co. Couldn't believe he was 83.
     
  4. COTiger

    COTiger 2010 Bowl Pick 'Em Champ

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    I remember watching Blanda in the '60s when he was with the Houston Oilers and when he finished his career with the Raiders. Hell of a QB and kicker.

    RIP George
     
  5. bayareatiger

    bayareatiger If it's too loud YOU'RE TOO OLD

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    I remember 1970, when he came in for Lamonica(who was hurt) and won like 5 games in a row at the end of the game with his arm or his foot. You just knew ol' George would find a way to win it. I think one of the field goals was over 50 yards.

    Those West Coast games, with the Raiders, Rams, and Niners were great.

    Blanda/Lamonica /Stabler, John Brodie, and Roman Gabriel.

    All studs.

    RIP George Blanda.
     

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