Kenny "The Snake" Stabler dead at 69

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  1. Crow

    Crow Yeah, but...what about our LBs?

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    Former University of Alabama quarterback and Oakland Raiders great Kenny Stabler has passed away at the age of 69, The Tuscaloosa News has learned.

    From Foley, where he starred at Foley High School, Stabler played for three seasons (1965-67) under legendary Alabama coach Paul W. "Bear" Bryant before becoming a second-round selection in the 1968 NFL Draft by Oakland.

    Stabler led the Raiders to the 1977 Super Bowl title. He was a four-time Pro Bowl selection.

    More information to follow.
     
  2. Crow

    Crow Yeah, but...what about our LBs?

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    He burned the candle at both ends and read the week's gameplan by its light.
     
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  3. Raidervinny

    Raidervinny Erect Member

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    Was just about to create a thread. He was a helluva QB...great 'face of the franchise'...especially in those days. A shame he didn't get into the HOF before he passed. RIP Snake.
     
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  4. Dummy McIdiot

    Dummy McIdiot Thick as a brick.

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    Just heard on the radio. I'm sure the media haters are doing back flips.
     
  5. Crow

    Crow Yeah, but...what about our LBs?

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    Preparing to report on an unconfirmed but wide and persistent rumor that former Alabama football player Kenny Stabler had died, tuscaloosanews.com inadvertently and briefly published an incomplete story that we were preparing in the event that the story was confirmed. At this time, it is not confirmed. Unfortunately, other news outlets used social media to share the report. We regret the error and any emotional distress caused to Stabler’s family, friends and fans.
     
  6. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    Bummer.

    He didn't miss much in life.
     
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  7. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    I'm guessing this gets filed under "if there's smoke there's fire"...

    Big bummer.
     
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  8. RF34

    RF34 Habitual Line Stepper

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    RIP...:confused:





    Or not...




    :shrug:
     
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  9. Crow

    Crow Yeah, but...what about our LBs?

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    .@RAIDERS confirm that QB legend #KenStabler has NOT passed away despite rumors/reports


    So you're saying he's still in...










    ...Stabler condition?
     
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  10. RF34

    RF34 Habitual Line Stepper

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    @KTVU @957thegame @Raiders easily the greatest comeback in Life's history...Snake has defeated death, the holy defiance
     
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  11. Crow

    Crow Yeah, but...what about our LBs?

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    NBC affiliate (WPMI) in Tuscaloosa is reporting that Stabler has passed away, and it is citing president of Kenny Stabler Foundation.
     
  12. Crow

    Crow Yeah, but...what about our LBs?

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    The fuck is this? They using the same replay officials from The Immaculate Deception game?
     
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  13. Mach

    Mach Hates on shit

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    must be the same guy who told Crow Mack's a LB
     
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  14. Curly Howard

    Curly Howard Well-Known Member

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    Funeral services to be held by Incarcerated Bob...
     
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  15. Crow

    Crow Yeah, but...what about our LBs?

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    No one has said he's changing positions, and we haven't added a SAM LB, so I'll assume he's still going to be a LB in the base defense. No reason to assume otherwise.
     
  16. Mach

    Mach Hates on shit

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    but what if we play nickel or dime most of the time? Then what?
     
  17. system7

    system7 Well-Known Member

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    Brian Williams will report live
     
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  18. RF34

    RF34 Habitual Line Stepper

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  19. godeep811

    godeep811 It's time to win again

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    Snake = one of the greatest comeback QB of all time
     
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  20. JohnQ

    JohnQ Media hater

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    In this fucking day and age the media gets worse and worse.72 sources and no one has a damn clue.

    SMFH.Fuck the media.#dumpasastump.
     
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