All-Star guarded lineman and double cross Washington Super Bowl champion Dave Butz has passed on. He was 72.

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A representative for the Washington Officers affirmed that Butz's family informed the group about his passing Friday.

 It was not quickly known where Butz kicked the bucket or the reason for his demise.

Butz burned through 14 of his 16 NFL seasons with Washington subsequent to breaking into the association with the St. Louis Cardinals, where he played his initial two years (1973 and 1974).

one of the association's greatest players at the time at 6-foot-8 and almost 300 pounds, he was a vital piece of Washington's safeguard for the establishment's initial two Super Bowl-winning groups in the 1982 and 1987 seasons.

The fifth by and large choose from Purdue in 1973, Butz was an All-Genius determination in 1983 and completed second in deciding in favor of AP Cautious Player of the Year when he began every one of the 16 games for Washington and had 11½ sacks.

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Butz resigned after the 1988 season, is an individual from Washington's Ring of Notoriety and was picked as one of the association's 90 biggest players prior this year when the group celebrated its 90th commemoration.

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The group said on Twitter it was "sorrowful" over the passing of a "Washington legend."

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Previous partner and Washington quarterback Joe Theismann posted: "Lost a dear companion today. Dave Butz. Dave, Imprint (Moseley) and I used to ride to games together

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