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Monday, September 27, 2010
George Blanda dies at age 83

By ESPN.com staff

The Oakland Raiders say Hall of Fame quarterback George Blanda has died. He was 83.

Blanda spent 26 seasons in the NFL as a quarterback and kicker while playing for three different teams. He spent 10 seasons with Chicago, seven with the Houston Oilers and nine with the Raiders before retiring in 1976 at the age of 48.