NFL Legend Dick Butkus Dies at 80

MY TWO DADS, Dick Butkus, 1987-89,
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NFL linebacker legend Dick Butkus has died. The former footballer was 80 years old.

In a statement released by the Butkus family, they revealed the pro-athlete died in his sleep overnight. “The Butkus family is gathering with Dick’s wife Helen. They appreciate your prayers and support,” the statement reads.

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