Irv Cross, NFL veteran and CBS legend, dead at 81

Irv Cross, a vital individual from The NFL Today and CBS Sports for over twenty years following a vocation as a player and mentor,


passed on Sunday close to his home in Roseville, Minn. He was 81.Previously determined to have gentle psychological dementia, Cross told the Philadelphia Inquirer two years prior that he planned to give his mind to Boston College specialists so they could read it for CTE, the cerebrum infection that has tormented numerous previous NFL players. It has been connected to blackouts and rehashed hits to the head.Cross played for Ara Parseghian at Northwestern from 1958-1960 at that point were drafted in the seventh round by the Philadelphia Falcons. He went through six years with the Falcons and three with the Los Angeles Rams. He was twice casted a ballot to the Genius Bowl prior to burning through two seasons as an associate coach.In 1971 Cross was recruited by CBS Sports as a game examiner. After four years, CBS faced a challenge putting

together.Cross, Brent Musburger, Phyllis George and Jimmy “The Greek” Snyder for what might turn into an unbelievable pregame show. Cross turned into the primary Dark organization sports show anchor, on what turned into the main live pregame show. Past pregame bundles were taped.


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