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OT: Jim Johnson "fighting for his life" [Update: Johnson has passed.]

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    Re: OT: Jim Johnson "fighting for his life"

    Sucks...terrible news to go into camp with for them.
     
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    By all accounts, a classy guy and hard worker. It is sad news indeed.
     
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    Re: OT: Jim Johnson "fighting for his life"

    It always sucks when cancer wins those battles. Very sad news for the Eagles and for the family of Jim Johnson.
     
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    Re: OT: Jim Johnson "fighting for his life"

    And, unfortunately, it almost always does win - as it did with my mom about 5 months ago. It is better once it's over, though, so hopefully this will be as quick as possible for both him and his family.

    And, for heaven's sake, if anyone out there has a family history go and get checked. I know I did.
     
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    Re: OT: Jim Johnson "fighting for his life"

    Sad news no matter who it is...his legacy will live on in all Eagles fans' hearts forever no matter what...
     
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    Re: OT: Jim Johnson "fighting for his life"

    Very sad news. :(
     
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    Re: OT: Jim Johnson "fighting for his life"

    :(

    NFL Network just announced he passed away.
     
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    Re: OT: Jim Johnson "fighting for his life"

    It's very sad to hear of his passing...he had to be one of the better defensive coordinators of his time...
     
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    God Bless your soul Jim - You were one of the best defensive minds in NFL history and the world of Football was a better place just to have you in it :(

    :rip:
     
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    Re: OT: Jim Johnson "fighting for his life"

    Rest in peace Jim Johnson
     
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    Best DC of my generation.. It was amazing watch him have waves and waves of blitz's coming after the QB and still have everyone covered..

    RIP JJ and best wishes to his family
     
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    May he rest in peace
     
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    Re: OT: Jim Johnson "fighting for his life"

    RIP Jim. A true football genius. May God bless your family in this difficult time. Truly heartbreaking.
    :(
     
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    RIP, a true shame.
     
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    Re: OT: Jim Johnson "fighting for his life"

    Amen to that. A gentleman and a great competitor.
     
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    Re: OT: Jim Johnson "fighting for his life"

    Godspeed to him :(
     
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    Re: OT: Jim Johnson "fighting for his life"

    I hope the family/organization is holding up well after a tragic loss...
     
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