Jack Squirek, a former NFL linebacker who gained a Tremendous Bowl title with the Raiders and performed one season with the Miami Dolphins, has died, Las Vegas introduced Saturday. He was 64.
Squirek performed 5 seasons within the NFL, 4 with the Raiders when the crew was in Los Angeles. The Raiders remembered him as a “central determine in one in every of professional soccer’s all-time nice performs.”
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“With the Raiders main Washington close to halftime of Tremendous Bowl XVIII, Squirek intercepted a display screen move and returned it 12 yards for a landing to present the Silver and Black an insurmountable 21-3 lead within the eventual victory,” the crew stated. “He initially joined the Raiders as a second-round draft pick of Illinois in 1982 and performed in 53 profession video games with the Raiders earlier than ending his professional profession with Miami.
“The ideas and deepest condolences of the Raider Nation are with the Squirek household presently.”
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He had one sort out within the Raiders’ 38-3 Tremendous Bowl win.
Squirek performed 55 video games in his NFL profession, recording an interception and three sacks. He spent his remaining season with the Dolphins and performed two video games earlier than he stepped away.
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His obituary was revealed on Friday and he was remembered as a beloved husband and devoted father.
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