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Gene Upshaw, suffering from pancreatic cancer, is dead at 63

August 21, 2008

This may break the logjam with rookie salaries. The NFL will be polite and honor the 7 time Pro Bowler who worked hard for the players. But privately they are likely thrilled that an opening has been found to get some sanity back into not only the rookie salary imbalance (item #8) but also the CBA.