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    R.I.P. George Blanda: Hall of Famer dies at 83

    George Blanda, Hall of Fame Football Player, Dies at 83

    George Blanda, a quarterback and place-kicker who played professional football longer than anyone else and who retired having scored more points than anyone else, died Monday. He was 83.

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    Re: R.I.P. George Blanda: Hall of Famer dies at 83

    I wish I could have had the privilege to watch Blanda play. Sounds like one hell of a baller. Drive the team down the field for the comeback them down again and kick the game winning FG? Awesomeness right there.

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    R.I.P. Baller. R.I.P
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    RIP George - real old school player, would have loved to see him play.
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    Re: R.I.P. George Blanda: Hall of Famer dies at 83

    He was great.

    Remindful of Paul Hornung, who is still alive, I believe.

    Hornung was the last true triple-threat.....he could run, pass and kick--and all with great skill.

    I wish they played football like that today.
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