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PHOTO: Tom Brady Says Goodbye To Dwight Clark

Robert Alvarez
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3 years ago at 5:46 pm ET

PHOTO: Tom Brady Says Goodbye To Dwight ClarkEd Mulholland - USA TODAY Sports

On Monday afternoon, former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark passed away at his home in Montana, he was 61 years old.

Clark was battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) since September 2015.

His wife Kelly shared the news over his official Twitter account.

Clark is best remembered for his iconic game winning touchdown in the 1981 NFC Championshp game against the Dallas Cowboys.

Dubbed “The Catch”, the score put the 49ers in their first of four Super Bowls during the decade.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who had a few personal connections to Clark while growing up in the Bay Area of California, shared a lengthy goodbye message over Instagram.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BjnxDMPDfgs/?taken-by=tombrady

Former Patriot and ESPN analyst Tedy Bruchi also tweeted his condolences.


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