Quotes on death of Gene Upshaw

Updated: August 21, 2008, 9:55 PM ET
Associated Press

Quotes on the death of NFL Hall of Famer and NFLPA executive director Gene Upshaw:


"The Raider organization, the National Football League, and the world have lost a great man. Gene Upshaw's career successes as a professional football player and a union leader are unparalleled. He is as prominent a sportsman as the world has known. He was and will remain a part of the fabric of our lives and of the Raider mystique and legacy. We loved him and he loved us. We will miss him. Our hearts ...

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