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Veteran NFL offensive coach Mike Heimerdinger dies

Updated: October 1, 2011, 8:05 PM ET
Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mike Heimerdinger, a veteran assistant coach in the NFL who directed high-powered offenses and developed quarterbacks such as Steve McNair, Jay Cutler and Vince Young, has died. He was 58.

The Tennessee Titans confirmed Heimerdinger's death after talking with his family. He died Friday while in Mexico to receive experimental treatments for a rare form of cancer. He was offensive coordinator for the Titans when he was diagnosed with cancer in November 2010.

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