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Pete Pihos
PASSINGS: Pete Pihos
PASSINGS: Pete Pihos

Pete Pihos Hall of Fame receiver with the Eagles Pete Pihos, 87, a Hall of Fame receiver who helped the Philadelphia Eagles to a pair of NFL championships, died Tuesday at a nursing home in Winston-Salem, N.C., the team announced. He had Alzheimer's disease. Pihos was a member of the Philadelphia teams that captured consecutive championships starting in 1948, and he made the game-winning catch in the 1949 NFL title game against the Los AngelesRams. Pihos finished his nine-year career with 373 catches for 6,519 yards and 61 touchdowns. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1970. A native of Orlando, Fla., Pihos played with the Eagles from 1947-55 after a stellar...

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