Former Vikings QB Wade Wilson Passes Away at Age 60

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Former Vikings QB Wade Wilson Passes Away at Age 60

Post by Mothman » Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:21 pm

R.I.P. Wade Wilson.

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/2590 ... ch-dies-60

I haven't seen a cause of death reported.

Here's a link to a press release from the Cowboys:

https://www.dallascowboys.com/news/form ... ####-away
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Re: Former Vikings QB Wade Wilson Passes Away at Age 60

Post by halfgiz » Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:20 pm

Damm...Thats a shock. Thanks for posting.
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Re: Former Vikings QB Wade Wilson Passes Away at Age 60

Post by Mothman » Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:34 pm

halfgiz wrote:
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:20 pm
Damm...Thats a shock. Thanks for posting.
You're welcome. I was shocked too.
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Re: Former Vikings QB Wade Wilson Passes Away at Age 60

Post by J. Kapp 11 » Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:03 pm

I always liked Wilson. I remember the '87 playoffs very well, having the big game with Anthony Carter against the 49ers and getting us to an unexpected NFCC Game. He was also a very good quarterbacks coach in Dallas.

Such a shame.
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Re: Former Vikings QB Wade Wilson Passes Away at Age 60

Post by PurpleMustReign » Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:21 pm

Way, way too young. RIP Wade. 😭
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Re: Former Vikings QB Wade Wilson Passes Away at Age 60

Post by CharVike » Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:35 am

He had some great games/seasons. Very shocked.
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Re: Former Vikings QB Wade Wilson Passes Away at Age 60

Post by Bowhunting Viking » Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:02 pm

It's a very sad situation. I know he was a Type 1 diabetic. I know diabetes all to well unfortunately. My wife has been on the insulin pump for years. I have an older cousin who has been insulin dependent since 8 yrs of age, and unfortunately both of his kids are also. I've read a few stories on Wilson and the battles he has had with the effects of the disease , and how he regulates when he played in a few diff articles in magazines . It's a crummy disease. I am not saying that it was the cause of his passing, but was wondering when I heard it if it was a factor. So sad to hear this news.
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Re: Former Vikings QB Wade Wilson Passes Away at Age 60

Post by Crax » Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:47 pm

I'm a type 1 and have been since I was 2. Wilson was one of the reasons I became a Vikings fan. I wouldn't be surprised if it was related to his diabetes. Does make you question your time a bit when someone likely with the money and had elite health at least part of the time still dies sooner than the general life expectancy.
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Re: Former Vikings QB Wade Wilson Passes Away at Age 60

Post by FullWood » Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:06 am

RIP Wade Wilson
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