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Jethro Pugh, lineman in Dallas Cowboys' Doomsday Defense, dies at 70

Jethro Pugh, lineman in Dallas Cowboys' Doomsday Defense, dies at 70

Jethro Pugh, an unsung member of the Doomsday Defense that helped the Dallas Cowboys win two Super Bowls in the 1970s, has died. He was 70. The team said Pugh died of natural causes Wednesday, four days before the Cowboys were to play their first NFL postseason game in Green Bay since the famous Ice Bowl in 1967. ----------- FOR THE RECORD Jan. 8, 8:47 a.m.: A caption on this story previously identified Jethro Pugh as No. 66; he was No. 75 for the Dallas Cowboys. ----------- Pugh and Hall of Famer Bob Lilly were fellow defensive linemen who endured sub-zero temperatures in a 21-17 Dallas loss that sent the Packers to a second straight title at the start of the Super Bowl era with...

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