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News has just come to fruition that Alex Karras, a former defensive great of the Detroit Lions, has passed away as a result of severe kidney failure this early morning in Los Angeles, California. Nicknamed, “The Mad Duck”, Karras graced the fields of the National Football league during the late 1950’s/ early 1960’s and spent the entirety of his career in the motor city. During his off-seasons, Karras was a professional wrestler and is also well known for his character as Mongo from the popular film Blazing Saddles.On the football field Karras, is a 4 time Pro-Bowl selection, 1957 Outland Trophy winner, and proud member of the 1960s All-Decade NFL. The 77 year old, will go down as one of the greatest inside defensive line to ever line up as he was a master of leverage and his brute strength was often second-to-none. Hopefully, Karras is in a better place now and he became an NFL legend and a hero on and off the field. RIP Alex Karras you will be remembered always by your sporting fa...
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Former Detroit Lion Alex Karras Given Just Days To Live -Alex Karras, who played defensive line for the Lions and later found even greater fame as an actor, is reportedly suffering from kidney failure and near death. After reports surfaced on Monday night that the 77-year-old Karras was given only days to live, Lions president Tom Lewand said in a statement expressing concern from...
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