Posted by on January 11, 2022 6:06 am
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Hall of Fame Receiver Don Maynard Dies at Age 86

Don Maynard, a Hall of Fame receiver who made his biggest impact catching passes from Joe Namath in the wide-open AFL, has died. He was 86. The Pro Football Hall of Fame confirmed Maynard’s death on Monday through his family. “Don Maynard is as essential to the history of the New York Jets as anyone. He came to this franchise at our inception and left a Super Bowl champion,” the Jets said in a statement. “On the field, he cemented himself as many things: record holder, Hall of Famer, and forever our No. 13. Off the field, he was unflinchingly himself—a family man who stayed true to his roots, bringing a Texas cowboy to New York. “His passing is especially difficult as he remained close with the Jets throughout his life. “Our thoughts today are with his family and loved ones. We will all miss him.” Maynard was the main …

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