Did anyone die in the NFL?

Charles Frederick Hughes (March 2, 1943 – October 24, 1971) was an American football player, a wide receiver in the National Football League from 1967 to 1971. He is, to date, the only NFL player to die on the field during a game.

Who in the NFL died?

National Football League

Name Age Cause of death
Bob Laraba 28 Car accident
Eugene “Big Daddy” Lipscomb 31 Drug overdose
Stan Mauldin 27 Heart attack
Kenny McKinley 23 Suicide

Who recently died in the NFL?


Player Pos Age
Buddy Alliston LB 87
Joe Amstutz C 86
Art Anderson T 84
Otis Anderson 23

Is John Madden alive or dead?

Ex-NFL defensive lineman Junior Siavii dies in prison while awaiting trial. Siavii, who played for the Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks, was being held on charges of illegal firearms possession.

Who died this year 2021?

Celebrities who died in 2021

  • Hank Aaron, 87. Hank Aaron. …
  • Ed Asner, 91. Ed Asner. …
  • Peter Aykroyd, 66. (L-R) Harry Shearer, Chevy Chase, and Peter Aykroyd on “Saturday Night Live” in 1980. …
  • Ned Beatty, 83. Ned Beatty. …
  • Sonny Chiba, 82. Sonny Chiba. …
  • Kevin Clark, 32. Kevin Clark. …
  • Michael Constantine, 94. …
  • Dustin Diamond, 44.

Is Madden dead?

Larry King, Christopher Plummer and Cecily Tyson are among the celebrities who died in 2021, leaving those in their wake heartbroken. Dustin Diamond died on February 1 at age 44 after a battle with stage IV small cell carcinoma.

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What year did Madden pass away?

Former NFL player and head coach Dan Reeves has died at age 77, his family said in a statement released to the NFL on Saturday morning.

Will all Madden air again?

He was 85. Fox Sports announced the network will re-air its “All Madden” documentary “in honor of the incomparable coach, broadcaster, and leader.” It will air on on FS1 Wednesday at 9:00 p.m. ET and 10:30 p.m. ET and on FOX on Thursday at 8:00 p.m. ET.