The NFL has been hit especially hard with the passing of former greats over the past several days. News of the death of former Detroit Lions All-Pro linebacker and San Francisco 49ers broadcaster Wayne Walker at the age of 80 on Friday is just the latest example.
Walker, who starred for the Lions from 1958-1972, died due to complications from Parkinson’s Disease in his hometown of Boise, Idaho, where he moved back to after retiring from broadcasting.
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