NFLPA's Upshaw dies of cancer at 63

NFLPA's Upshaw dies of cancer at 63

There are 3 comments on the The Morning Call story from Aug 22, 2008, titled NFLPA's Upshaw dies of cancer at 63. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

Gene Upshaw was a punishing blocker who intimidated opponents on the field. Off it, his power was greater.

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joe poli

AOL

#1 Aug 22, 2008
"Upshaw was diagnosed Sunday after he fell ill and his wife took him to the hospital."

My God, did he ever exhibit any symptoms of cancer prrior to Sunday. I find that hard to believe. When was the last time he was seen in public?

“Raiders, Warriors and A's”

Since: Aug 07

San Jose

#2 Aug 25, 2008
joe poli wrote:
"Upshaw was diagnosed Sunday after he fell ill and his wife took him to the hospital."
My God, did he ever exhibit any symptoms of cancer prrior to Sunday. I find that hard to believe. When was the last time he was seen in public?
I saw a recent pic of him and he was looking kinda old for the first time. He was a great man, Gene Upshaw, and it still hurts that we don't have him around. There are few who measure up to the phrase Pride & Poise as much as that man.

Since: Jul 08

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#3 Aug 26, 2008
Too bad, he sucked since he was a Rider anyway.

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