Former Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Fuzzy Thurston, a member of Vince Lombardi's great football teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 80.
Thurston died Sunday after several years of health issues, the team said.
A pulling left guard, Thurston was best known for his blocking on the Packers' famed power sweep. He helped Green Bay win five NFL championships and also won a title with the Baltimore Colts in 1958.
Despite weighing less than 250 pounds, Thurston was a powerful force for the Packers, playing in 112 games. He retired in 1967 and was inducted into the team's Hall of Fame in 1975.
He was born Frederick Charles Thurston on Dec. 29, 1933, in Altoona, Wis....