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Old 11-13-2013, 03:20 PM    (permalink
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Default Raiders TE Todd Christensen dies at 57..!

Apparently his liver transplant surgery didn't go well and he died as a result.
That sucks bad. No such thing as a routing\e surgery..ever.

One of my fave Raiders, he's the prototype for many of the downfield TEs in the league today.

Ozzy/Winslow/Christensen couldn't be covered by LBs and were a matchup headache for DCs.

RIP.



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Just got done reading about this. RIP, Mr. Christensen. Heck of a football player in his day.
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The NFL is going to go the way of boxing if this keeps up. The way players got royally ****** on that concussion settlement hopefully made that way more of a possibility.
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The NFL is going to go the way of boxing if this keeps up. The way players got royally ****** on that concussion settlement hopefully made that way more of a possibility.
He died from complications of a liver transplant.....
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:39 PM    (permalink
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He was a great player even though he basically was told he shouldn't play TE.
Then he was a good broadcaster, with a good voice.
RIP Mr Christenson. Gone too soon.
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He died from complications of a liver transplant.....
Did he hurt his liver after developing alcoholism due to post-career depression combining with possibly (probably) several concussions?

Just guessing, really probably just jumped the gun.
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