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Ex-Raiders great Todd Christensen passes away at 57

By Jon Becker
Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 at 10:53 am in Oakland Raiders.

Five-time Raiders Pro Bowler Todd Christensen died Wednesday morning while undergoing surgery in a Utah hospital. Christensen, who has endured some serious health problems the past few years, was 57.

Here is Steve Corkran’s story on Christensen’s untimely passing.

http://www.insidebayarea.com/raiders/ci_24514147/former-raider-todd-christensen-dies

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  • Jon Train

    Damn

  • Mike Flats

    Are you guys going to argue on this post?

  • 0ak R8rs

    One of my favorites.

  • RaidingTexas

    I remember the good ol’ days when we had TEs worth a dam.

  • Stoney

    Wow that too bad. He was one helluva player. What we could do with someone of that skill set now…. RIP Todd

  • RaidingTexas

    If this is still the most recent post when the afternoon crew shows up, then yes.

  • turf toe

    Sports Illustrated did a story on him, I think it was called “He can catch the rock.” He used to tease the hell out of Marcus Allen, Was the perfect combination of wise azz and pro bowl player. I remember when NFL Films interviewed him about Marcus Allen’s famous run in the Superbowl. He almost started crying as he remembered it. You must see it.

  • http://Raiders.com/ Dan78

    RIP Mr. Christensen… Our Prayers go out to your family…. a real class act….

  • outburst78

    We’ve lost another great one. RIP. Thoughts go out to the family.

  • Papertiger

    RIP

    A Raider Legend. They should put his name in the Ring of Honor when we get a new stadium.

  • nolimits3333

    RIP Todd.
    You made the game look easy.

  • Thomas Bennett

    Great player, one of my favorites all time, and good man. So sad to hear of him passing.

  • R8RNAZ

    One of the last of the original Oakland Raiders has left.

  • Rico Stifler

    RIP

  • Kikmor Boutte

    RIP Todd.