NFL mourns the loss of a Washington legend

On Friday, the NFL community lost one of its own. Dave Butz, a former defensive lineman who won two Super Bowls, passed yesterday. He was 72.

"Today I lost a great buddy. Joe Theismann, a former quarterback for Washington, tweeted on Friday, "Dave Butz." "I used to bike to games with Dave Mark Mosley. a genuine kind giant. 

Butz spent two seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals, who are now the Arizona Cardinals, but is best recognized for his time spent with the Washington Nationals.

He was traded to Washington in 1975 for two first-round picks and a second-round pick. After that, he played for 14 seasons in Washington, D.C.,

 where he made the Pro Bowl in 1983 and won the Super Bowl in 1982 and 1987. 

After retiring, Butz was inducted into the Washington, D.C., Ring of Fame, selected as one of the team's 80 Greatest Players, and later selected for the NFL's 1980s All-Decade Team.

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