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In this Jan. 28, 1994, photo, Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly talks with center Kent Hull and backup quarterback Frank Reich during practice.

Casualty list grows again

And so another NFL warrior becomes a grim statistic.

Cause of death for Kent Hull has not been determined, so it's possible there's no correlation whatsoever between his NFL career and his premature death. But he joins the growing list, nonethless, of former NFL players -- former NFL linemen, specifically -- who died in their 50s.

And he was just barely in his 50s.

The Blob reiterates, once again: Don't ever, ever tell me these guys don't earn their fat paychecks. Ever.

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