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Joe Delaney. The ultimate example of selflessness.

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RIP Joe Delaney, who passed on this day, June 29, 1983 while trying to save 3 kids from drowning, even though he could not swim.   I was 12 years old and aware of how he had burst on the NFL scene as a rookie and a small town guy.  It did not make sense to me how he died.  In a way, it still doesn't; but that's what BAMFs do in life.

RIP Joe Delaney.  A true American Hero in every sense of the word.


as for the early 80's, holy cow the AFC was so much fun in that era.



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