Sam Huff, Hall of Fame linebacker for the Giants, Washington, dies at 87

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New York Daily News

Sam Huff, a defensive force for the New York Giants and one of the greatest linebackers in NFL history, died Saturday. He was 87. Huff’s death was announced by his daughter, Catherine Huff Myers, per the Washington Post. The former gridiron great died at a hospital in Winchester, Va. The Hall of Famer was a hard-hitting champion and seminal figure in football’s rise as a nationally-televised spectacle that captured the passions of the entire country. The third-round 1956 Giants draft pick played 13 seasons, eight with the Giants and five for Washington, earning five Pro Bowl selections and thr…

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