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NFL Hall Of Famer and last 2-way player Chuck Bednarik dies

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NFL Hall Of Famer and Last 2-Way Player Chuck Bednarik Dies

The football world lost one of its toughest, most "old school" players as Chuck Bednarik died early Saturday morning after a brief illness.

The Philadelphia Eagles were the first to announce the Hall of Famer's death on the team website. In a notoriously hard city to win over, Bednarik played a team record 14 seasons for the Eagles and won two NFL championships with the team.

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NFL Hall Of Famer and last 2-way player Chuck Bednarik dies
PHILADELPHIA - 1960: Linebacker Chuck Bednarik #60, of the Philadelphia Eagles, poses for a portrait in a medieval knight's armor, lance and helmet in 1960 at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by: Art Rickerby/Diamond Images/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 20, 1960: Linebacker Chuck Bednarik #60 (right), of the Philadelphia Eagles, hits Frank Gifford #16 (center), of the New York Giants, to stop the last chance the Giants had of coming back and tying the score during a game on November 20, 1960 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York. Gifford was knocked unconscious and taken from the field as the Eagles beat the Giants, 17-10. Chuck Weber#51 (third from left) for the Eagles recovered the resulting fumble. 601120-29 (Photo by: Kidwiler Collection/Diamond Images/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 26: Chuck Bednarik #60 celebrates after defeating the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game in Franklin Field on Decmeber 26, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Herb Scharfman/Sports Imagery/Getty Images)
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Bednarik was best known for playing both sides of the ball as both a center on offense and a linebacker on defense, and he had a reputation as one of the hardest hitters of his time. (Video via Delaware County Daily Times)

His hit on fellow Hall of Famer Frank Gifford in a game in 1960 was so violent, he knocked the halfback out for the rest of that season and the next year with a concussion.

Bednarik was born only about 60 miles outside Philadelphia. Following his service as a B-24 gunner in World War II, he attended the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia before the Eagles drafted him in 1949. Chuck Bednarik was 89. (Video via WCAU)

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