Dave Duerson

Saturday, 19 February 2011

Dave Duerson
Dave Duerson's death shocks former Bears teammates, coaches

Mike Singletary grappled to make sense of it, but it was a losing proposition.

"This really throws me; I just don't get it," he said. "I'm just really thrown off by this whole thing."

Singletary did not yet know the cause of death of his friend and former teammate Dave Duerson, who was found Thursday night in his Miami home. The Miami-Dade medical examiner's office was not saying Friday, nor were the police until their investigation was completed. ( Read Dave Duerson more... )

In Memory of Dave Duerson

As most of you have read by now, Dave Duerson passed away yesterday at the relatively young age of 50. We here at Windy City Gridiron wish to give his family and friends sincerest condolences in their time of grief.

But we will not focus on his death today, but on his life. Please join us below the jump as we remember David Russell Duerson, his life, his accomplishments in college and pro athletics and so much more. ( Read Dave Duerson more... )

Ex-Bear Dave Duerson found dead

The last time the 1985 Bears gathered it was to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their Super Bowl triumph. This time, it will be to mourn a fallen teammate.

Former Bears’ safety Dave Duerson was found dead in his Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., home Thursday night. The cause of death remains unknown pending a medical examiner’s report, which a spokesperson for the Miami Dade County Police Department said could take a “few days or a couple weeks.” The spokesperson said police are still trying to determine if the Dave Duerson found is the former NFL player, although Duerson’s family, the Bears and Notre Dame, where Duerson played collegiately, all issued statements acknowledging his death. ( Read Dave Duerson more... )

Dave Duerson: Remembering a Football Great

Dave Duerson, a key player on the 1985 Super Bowl champion team the Chicago Bears, was found dead Thursday night in his Miami home. Duerson was 50 years old. As of this time, Miami Dade County coroner has not stated a cause of death.

His former wife, Alicia Duerson, told NBC Chicago: “Our family asks that you please remember Dave as a good, kind and caring man. He loved and cherished his family and friends and was extremely proud of his beloved Notre Dame and … Chicago Bears. Please keep Dave and our family in your prayers.” He is survived by four children. ( Read Dave Duerson more... )

Dave Duerson Dead: Former Bears Star Dies At 50

CHICAGO (AP)--Dave Duerson, a four-time Pro Bowl safety who played on Super Bowl winners with the Chicago Bears and New York Giants, has died. He was 50.

The Bears released a statement Friday saying they were "stunned and saddened" by the news and called Duerson "a great contributor to our team and the Chicago community."

"Today is a difficult day for all of us who loved Dave," the team said. "We'll miss him. Our prayers are with his family." ( Read Dave Duerson more... )

Bob Sanders, Dave Duerson, Dale Earnhardt and Friday's Late Sports Buzz

Bob Sanders, Dave Duerson, and Dale Earnhardt represent but a few of the names that are lighting up the sports headlines on this late Friday afternoon. As you no doubt have heard, there has also been some major movement regarding a certain forward for the Denver Nuggets. But for that, I'll direct you to our Carmelo Anthony Trade Coverage. ( Read Dave Duerson more... )

Former Bears safety Duerson passes away at age 50

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Former Bears safety Dave Duerson, a member of the famed 1985 Super Bowl championship team, was found dead Thursday night in his Miami home. He was 50.

Duerson played seven seasons for the Bears from 1983-89 after arriving as a third-round draft pick from Notre Dame. A key member of a dominant defense that’s considered one of the best in NFL history, he was selected to four straight Pro Bowls from 1985-88.

“Our family asks that you please remember Dave as a good, kind and caring man,” the Duerson family said in a statement. “He loved and cherished his family and friends and was extremely proud of his beloved Notre Dame and Chicago Bears. Please keep Dave and our family in your prayers.” ( Read Dave Duerson more... )

Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson found dead in Miami

Dave Duerson, a superb defensive back who earned Super Bowl rings with the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants, died at his Miami home Thursday night. He was 51.

The first Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the death but did not specify a cause.

Duerson was a standout football player and considered a team leader at every level of competition. ( Read Dave Duerson more... )

Bears, Notre Dame remember Dave Duerson

The sudden death of former Bears safety Dave Duerson has left many in the fooball world shocked and deeply saddened.

“It’s very sad, it really is,” Mike Ditka told John Mullin of CSNChicago.com. “It’s a sad time to see that. I know his life changed a little bit. I didn’t know anything that would be preying on his mind that way. He was a truly nice guy, he really was.”

The cause of Duerson’s death is unknown. He had experienced a divorce in recent years. ( Read Dave Duerson more... )

Courtesy : ESPN , Windy City Gridiron , Sun Times , Babble , The Huffington Post , Los Angeles Times , Chicago Bears , Miami Herald & NBC Sports

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