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Gale Sayers

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Gale Sayers: American football player
Gale Eugene Sayers was an American professional football player who was both a halfback and return specialist in the National Football League (NFL). In a relatively brief but highly productive NFL career, Sayers spent seven seasons with the Chicago Bears from 1965 to 1971, though multiple injuries effectively limited him to five seasons of play. He was known for his elusiveness and agility, and was regarded by his peers as one of the most difficult players to tackle.


Gale Sayers, Chicago Bears Hall of Fame Running Back, Dead at Age 77 [Video]

Gale Sayers, Chicago Bears Hall of Fame Running Back, Dead at Age 77

Sayers had reportedly been living with dementia for several years. Hall of Fame president and CEO David Baker confirmed his death via a statement.

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