Former Charger LB "Sweet" Lew Bush Has Passed Away


Another member of the San Diego Chargers Super Bowl team has died today. LB Lew Bush died of a heart attack according to Marty Caswell of XX1090. He was only 42 years old and just celebrated his birthday on Friday.

There have been a number of early deaths from that Chargers Super Bowl team and we lift up our prayers for all of their family, friends and teammates.

Here are Sweet Lew’s career stats:

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Tm G Sk Int Yds TD PD FF Fmb FR TD Tkl Ast
1993 SDG 16 2 0
1994 SDG 16 0 0 1 0 3 0
1995 SDG 16 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 45 11
1996 SDG 16 1.0 0 0 2 0 48 16
1997 SDG 14 51 5
1998 SDG 10 1.0 1 0 0 0 12 6
1999 SDG 16 1.0 0 0 1 0 40 4
2000 KAN 16 1.0 1 33 0 0 1 0 1 0 26 3
2001 KAN 12 0 0 0 2 24 6
2002 KAN 9 19 2
Career 141 4.0 2 33 0 2 4 0 7 0 270 53
7 yrs SDG 104 3.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 6 0 201 42
3 yrs KAN 37 1.0 1 33 0 2 1 0 1 0 69 11
Provided by Pro-Football-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 12/8/2011.



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  • Jeffrey Perkins

    I heard of the tragedy earlier, I think the chargers need to have a memorial of the lost players from the Superbowl team. My thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends… God go with you.

  • Ernie Padaon

    its crazy… so many have passed from that team