Gene Upshaw, the executive director of the NFL Players Association and a Hall of Fame guard with the Oakland Raiders has died.
How did Gene Upshaw die.
Gene Upshaw had pancreatic cancer and died from it, according to the football league.
Gene Upshaw was 63.
Gene Upshaw was working as a member of the union (player) before taking on the role of executive director around 25 years ago.
Upshaw also played in numerous postseason games, about 24 I think, including three AFL and seven AFC championship games and Super Bowls II, XI and XV.