Pro Football Hall of Famer, John Mackey passed away today at the age of 69.
Mackey played for 10 seasons in the NFL, 9 with the Baltimore Colts and then he finished up his career in San Diego.
Here are some comments from his peers:
John Mackey has inspired me and will continue to inspire our players and define our institution. He will be missed but never forgotten.
John Mackey is still a leader. As President of the NFLPA he led the fight for fairness with brilliance and ferocious drive.
John Mackey was one of the great leaders in NFL history, on & off the field. He was a Hall of Fame player who redefined his position
Here are a look at his career numbers: