Hall of Famer Merlin Olsen, who helped form one of the NFL’s greatest defensive lines before embarking on a successful career in television, died Thursday after a battle with cancer. He was 69.
He cared deeply about people, especially those that shared the game of football with him,” NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said.
Merlin Olsen was born on September 15th, 1940.
September 15th, 1940
9 + 15 +1+9+4+0 = 38 = his life lesson = what he was here to learn = Caring. Take care. Hold me. Hold me in your arms. Wrap your arms around me. With arms wide open. Teddy bear. Bear hug.