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Ex-Las Vegas Raiders NFL star Jack Squirek dead at 64: Team pays tribute to linebacker who touchdown helped them win Super Bowl in 1984

The Las Vegas Raiders have announced the death of Jack Squirek, the former linebacker who helped them win the Super Bowl in 1984.

Squirek was 64, but no cause of death has yet been revealed. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Penny, and has two children and two grandchildren.

In a post on X, the team wrote: ‘The Raiders Family is mourning the loss of Jack Squirek, who passed away on Friday. Squirek played four years for the Raiders and was a central figure in one of pro football’s all-time great plays.

‘With the Raiders leading Washington near halftime of Super Bowl XVIII, Squirek intercepted a screen pass and returned it 12 yards for a touchdown to give the Silver and Black an insurmountable 21-3 lead in the eventual victory.

‘He originally joined the Raiders as a second-round draft pick out of Illinois in 1982 and played in 53 career games with the Raiders before finishing his pro career with Miami.

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