Legend of NFL Passes Away

September 25, 2020

Gale Sayers, one of the NFL’s greatest running backs, passed away September 23, 2020, from complications of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. He was 77. Sayers was known as the “Kansas Comet” in college and played his entire seven seasons with the Chicago Bears. His career was cut short after suffering a severe knee injury during the 1970 season.


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  1. Rosario Nail on September 27th, 2020 6:50 pm

    I remember watching him play. I believe he came to Massillon to talk to the football team, in the early ’70’s.

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