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  • Brad Van Pelt Passes Away

    Retired New York Giants linebacker Brad Van Pelt has died of a heart attack at age 58, according to the New York Daily News.

    The five-time Pro Bowl selection died Tuesday in California.

    A former second-round draft pick out of Michigan State in 1973, Van Pelt played for the Giants for 11 seasons. He also had stints with the Los Angeles Raiders and the Cleveland Browns.

    He was named the Giants’ player of the decade for the 1970s.

    Van Pelt also played basketball and baseball at Michigan State.

    Funeral arrangements haven’t been announced yet.

    http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/fo..._van_pelt.html Via PFT.

    Poster note - He is the father of former Broncos and Texans QB Bradlee Van Pelt
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    Hopefully he can find peace. And best wishes to his family!
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    • #3
      My condolences to the Van Pelt family.

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      • #4
        58 years old? That is very sad.
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        • #5
          I got the ESPN alert text about this in Biology, I was very sad.

          RIP
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          • #6
            Prayers to the family.
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            • #7
              #10

              one of my favorite giant players back in the late 70's/early 80's

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              • #8
                for those too young to remember, at the end of his career he played with lawrence taylor....van pelt, harry carson, brian kelly and then taylor made up one of the most feared linebacking corps of that era

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