Gene Upshaw

Born: Aug. 15, 1945
Died: Aug. 17, 2008
Football G

2-time All-AFL and 3-time All-NFL selection with Oakland; helped lead Raiders to 2 Super Bowl titles in 1976 and '80 seasons; executive director of NFL Players Assn. since 1983; voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1987; agreed to application of salary cap in 1994.

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