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Jack Tatum Passes Away at 61

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Jack Tatum, the hard-hitting former NFL star, has passed away at the age of 61. Nicknamed "The Assassin," Tatum revolutionized the sport, playing safety with such intensity that presaged the era of players like Lawrence Taylor. Jack Tatum. (raiders.com) However, his career carried a dark cloud, in the form of a tragic incident during a preseason game in 1987. During the game, Tatum hit pass reciever Daryl Stringley, paralyzing the man from the neck down. Stringley passed away in 2007.Tatum...Read Full Story