Merlin Olsen dies

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  1. diddyriddick

    diddyriddick Active Member

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    I read that earlier. Man, he was a beast in his day.....
     
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    One of the greatest defensive tackles ever. Was named to the National Football League 75th Anniversary All-Time Team.

    And deservedly so.

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    Great football player and a good actor. RIP
     
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    I remember him from TV mostly. I seem to remember him as a gentle giant. Always seemed polite and soft spoken in his TV appearances.
     
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    That's how I remember him too.
    IMO, The Father Murpy role was a good fit for him.

    I hadn't heard about him even being sick...


    Wheels
     
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