Cuff helped Giants to NFL title in '38

Updated: January 6, 2003, 4:57 PM ET
Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Ward Cuff, an all-purpose running back who helped the New York Giants win the NFL title in 1938, has died.

Cuff died Dec. 24 in Vallejo, Calif., the Giants announced Dec. 27. He was 89.

"We were contemporaries," Giants co-owner Wellington Mara said. "He came to camp in 1937 as a rookie, and we roomed together from then on in camp and on the road.

"I have a lot of fond memories of him. He was a terrific competitor."

Cuff joined the ...

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