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Former Raiders tight end Todd Christensen dies age 57

Former five-time NFL Pro Bowler, two-time Super Bowl champion and television sports analyst Todd Christensen died Wednesday morning during surgery at a local hospital.

Christensen, who has battled liver disease and other serious illnesses in recent years, was 57 years old.

Christensen was a four-year starting running back at BYU from 1974-77 before embarking on a standout NFL career as a tight end, primarily for the Oakland Raiders.

Sad day in the NFL, Please pray for yhe Christensen family.


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