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    I'm going to go out on a limb and predict that this thread will eventually be closed. I'm just going to say a simple, "R.I.P." myself...
     
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    Thoughts to his family.

    I was only reading about him the other week.
     
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    If Stingley could forgive him, I can wish that he RIP and that his family gets through the loss.
     
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    I watched a program on the Stingley-Tatum relationship a few years ago. It doesn't sound like Tatum had a great life after football (lost at least his leg to diabetes), and never really got used to life without football. Kind of sad. Stingley actually seemed to live a much better life than Tatum, despite a significant disability.
     
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    I wont give my thoughts on this.

    I'll just say RIP Darryl.
     
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    Good riddance. Say Hi to Saddam when you get down there. I'm 43 and that event really scared me when I was 11.
     
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    Sometimes the world is just, though the whole situation is just tragic.
     
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    Concur. Darryl's forgiveness was met with silence.
     
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    While I can't really celebrate any man's death, there are some that don't make me sad, either.
     
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    Sounded like a very troubled guy
     
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    Always sad to hear about someone that young dying (I don't consider 61 old). RIP Jack Tatum. I do remember hearing he was a bit of a scumbag about the whole Stingley situation, and being a big Stingley fan, it upset me a lot. But life is too short to hold grudges, so I wish his family well.
     
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    If God forgave us for our sins then I certainly can forgive Tatum for his mistakes and misjudgment at the expense of another.

    R.I.P. Jack
     
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    I've never seen the Stingley hit, and it seems the NFL did a good job of eliminating it from the web.
     
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    Here. Watch it as part of a Stingley tribute:

    YouTube - Darryl Stingley Tribute

    There are clearer versions available, but that one gives it context.
     
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    The best I can muster is "Condolences to those who will mourn Tatum's passing."



    RIP Darryl Stingley.
     
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    My thoughts, also. I won't speak ill of the dead. RIP Darryl Stingley.
     
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    Condolences to his family. But to echo the sentiments of others here. RIP, Darryl Stingley.
     
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    The way he tried to profit off of the Stingley hit will always leave a bitter taste in my mouth.

    RIP Mr. Stingley. You were a good man.
     
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