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Former Bears S Dave Duerson dead at 50

Posted on: February 18, 2011 12:15 pm
Edited on: February 18, 2011 12:28 pm
 
Dave Duerson died at the age of 51 (Getty). Dave Duerson, an 11-year veteran who won a Super Bowl ring with the Bears, died at his Miami home Thursday night.

The cause of death for the 50-year-old former safety has not been determined yet.

"Our family asks that you please remember Dave as a good, kind, and caring man," Alicia Duerson, Dave's ex-wife told NBCChicago. "He loved and cherished his family and friends and was extremely proud of his beloved Notre Dame and ……Chicago Bears. Please keep Dave and our family in your prayers."

A statement released by the Bears: “We are stunned and saddened to hear the tragic news regarding Dave Duerson. He was a great contributor to our team and the Chicago community. Today is a difficult day for all of us who loved Dave. We’ll miss him.  Our prayers are with his family.”   

During his career spent with the Bears, Giants and Cardinals, he recorded 20 total interceptions and 16 sacks.

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Since: Aug 5, 2008
Posted on: February 18, 2011 1:16 pm
 

Former Bears S Dave Duerson dead at 50

RIP Dave.  What a great Safety playing behind Singletary...



Since: Aug 24, 2006
Posted on: February 18, 2011 12:21 pm
 

Former Bears S Dave Duerson dead at 51

wow, what a shock!  I just saw him on NFL network last night when they were showing the top 10 shortest players (Chicago's Doug Flutie) and duerson was talking about him.  RIP Mr. Duerson and condolences to his family and friends...


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