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Former Eagles Pro Bowler Tim Rossovich Passes Away at 72

Updated: Apr 17, 2019

The Eagles have lost a member one of their alumni, as the Washington Post reported that Tim Rossovich has died.

Rossovich was selected with the 14th overall pick of the 1968 NFL draft by the Eagles and played linebacker for the team from 1968-1971. He played in 55 total games with the Eagles, recording one interception and recovered six fumbles while wearing green and white. His play in the 1969 season lead to his first and only Pro Bowl appearance. He ended up later playing for the San Diego Chargers and the Houston Oilers in the NFL, but made a brief appearance back in Philadelphia in 1974 and 1975 when he joined the World Football League's Philadelphia Bell.

After his football career came to an end, Rossovich had a career in Hollywood acting in a few TV shows and movies, including a role in Johnny Be Good.

May he rest in peace.

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