NEW YORK (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford has died. He was 84.
a statement released by NBC News on Sunday, his family said Gifford
died suddenly at his Connecticut home of natural causes that morning.
His wife, Kathie Lee Gifford, is a host for NBC’s “Today.”
versatile star on both offense and defense in an era when NFL players
were starting to specialize, Gifford went on to a successful second
career as a broadcaster on “Monday Night Football.”
Gifford was the NFL’s Most Valuable Player in 1956 when he led the New York Giants to a league championship.