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Fallen San Francisco 49ers, Et Al

Published by on May 23, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Bill Walsh, the legendary architect of the five-time Super Bowl Champions San Francisco 49ers, passed away at the age of 75.

National Football League Commissioner, Roger Goodell, had this to say about Walsh:

"His coaching accomplishments speak for themselves, but the essence of Bill Walsh was he was an extraordinary teacher. If you gave him a blackboard and a piece of chalk, he would become a whirlwind of wisdom. He revolutionized the game with his offense and will always be remembered as one of the most influential people in NFL history."

Walsh lost his battle with leukemia in 2007.

For 21 years(1977-1997) Bob Mckittrick coached the San Francisco 49ers offensive line. Mckittrick was known for hi...

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