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Thors Hammer
09-27-2010, 01:05 PM
Hall Of Fame QB and kicker George Blanda has died today. Inducted into the H.O.F. in 1981, he played until the age of 48.



09-27-2010, 01:19 PM
Died at age 83 ah..


09-27-2010, 01:37 PM
George Blanda could have played any position on offense or defense but he was great at what he did. Proof you can play football a long time and live a long and happy life afterwards :thumb:


09-27-2010, 01:43 PM
He was a good man, RIP Blanda :salute:

09-27-2010, 04:45 PM
R.I.P. George Blanda :(

09-27-2010, 07:39 PM
Wow, this is a sad loss.

George Blanda was a shining example of what a football player should be....tough as nails and a true iron man.

He is a throwback to football that way it was supposed to be, tough men playing a brutal game.

My sympathies to his family and the Raider Nation. You lost a great one.

09-27-2010, 07:50 PM
Sad day. A true legend in every sense. One of those people that shaped and defined the lore of this great sport. R.I.P.

Charlie Brown
09-27-2010, 07:58 PM
That is too bad, he was a legend.

09-27-2010, 09:01 PM
George Blanda was a true Old School football player. 26 years in the NFL. That deserves a :salute:

Hats off to a legendary player.

09-27-2010, 10:55 PM
Thoughts and prayers to the Blanda family.

09-27-2010, 11:07 PM
Yes, rip Mr blanda.

26 years in the league is unbelievable.

Big loss.

09-27-2010, 11:15 PM
Sad day. Heart goes out to his family.

Not trying to sound classless, but I'm relieved to see someone from the NFL die from old age for once.

09-28-2010, 04:40 AM
George was a man's man. From Chicago to Oakland, he forged a legacy across the League, and across decades. Sad loss.