2 weeks Fred Dean, 68, fearsome pass rusher of 49ers’ dynasty, dies Manilatimes |Sports
SAN FRANCISCO: Fred Dean, the fearsome pass rusher who was a key part of the launch of the San Francisco 49ers’ dynasty, has died. He was 68. His death on Wednesday night was confirmed Thursday (Friday in Manila) by the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Dean was hospitalized last week with the coronavirus and was on a ventilator and in intensive care, according to former teammate Dwight Hicks. “The 49ers family is heartbroken to learn of the passing of one of the game’s all-time greats, Fred Dean,” the team said in a statement. “Fred not only ... more