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Old 02-18-2009, 10:47 AM   #1
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Default Brad Van Pelt (Bradlee's Dad) Passes Away

http://www.giants.com/news/headlines...story_id=35466

Apparent Heart Attack at age 57. Brad Van Pelt was part of the "other" famous 3-4 Linebacking group in the NFL back in the late 70's. Van Pelt made 5 Pro Bowls before Harry Carson and then LT stole his fame to a degree.
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Old 02-18-2009, 10:54 AM   #2
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Apparent Heart Attack at age 57. Brad Van Pelt was part of the "other" famous 3-4 Linebacking group in the NFL back in the late 70's. Van Pelt made 5 Pro Bowls before Harry Carson and then LT stole his fame to a degree.

Doesn't his son play handball in Idaho now or something? Or was that a different scrub QB? I can never keep them all straight.
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Old 02-18-2009, 11:05 AM   #3
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Doesn't his son play handball in Idaho now or something? Or was that a different scrub QB? I can never keep them all straight.
Aren't you a treat.
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Old 02-18-2009, 11:11 AM   #4
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Like a ray of sunshine in a **** storm.
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Old 02-18-2009, 11:18 AM   #5
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That sucks. Early even for a football player.

BVP will miss the man that gave him all that "moxie" in the first place.
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Old 02-18-2009, 11:32 AM   #6
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Man, that's tough. 57 is too young to die. I vaguely remember reading that they had a pretty tight bond.
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RIP.

My thoughts and prayers with the family.
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Man, that's tough. 57 is too young to die. I vaguely remember reading that they had a pretty tight bond.
as should every father and son. I wonder if he roided up in the 70's. If he did it would be great for someone to speak up on this so kids won't do it. Seems like a lot of players from the 70's were jacked up on roids. Steelers!!!! you friggin cheaters!!!!!!!
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Seems like a lot of players from the 70's were jacked up on roids.
Sure glad that's not the case anymore!
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Damn, too bad for BVP. He's one guy who needs a stable influence in his life and now his dad is dead at 57, bummer.
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Old 02-18-2009, 03:42 PM   #11
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Yeah very sad. Best wishes go out to BVP's family.
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Sure glad that's not the case anymore!
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I just ate a double cheesburger.... I'll be lucky to make it to 57.
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Today on 104.3 the fan, Bradlee worked for the Giants as a safety two weeks ago. He finally decides he'd rather play something than be a QB and not play at all. Ironic it was his Dad's old team.
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