Raiders legend Ken Stabler dies at age 69

Retired Oakland Raiders legendary quarterback Kenny Stabler died today, according to the NBC affiliate. The Tuscaloosa News initially reported that Stabler had died, then retracted it and there were other reports that he was alive before he was actually declared dead. The NBC affiliate cited Stabler's ex-wife and the former head of Stabler's charitable foundation and reported that the legendary quarterback died from prostate cancer. Stabler was 69 years old. He was a four-time Pro Bowl selection and a one-time Super Bowl winner. Stabler, who starred at the University of Alabama for Bear Bryant, also played for the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints. Stabler was nicknamed "The Snake" Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider
Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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