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John Mackey

The Hall of Fame tight end helped revolutionize the position by blending speed and receiving ability over a 10-year pro career that included a Super Bowl win in 1971 and changed the way tight ends were perceived. In his final years, stricken by dementia, he became a symbol of the brutality of football. He was 69. Full obituaryAssociated Press
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