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Death of the Assassin: Oakland Raider Great Jack Tatum Dead at 61

Raider nation will be wearing black for two reasons with the news that former All-Pro safety Jack "The Assassin" Tatum has died of a heart attack on the morning of July 27. 

Despite Tatum playing a decade before I was born, he has always been my favorite all-time raider. His intimidating presence and devastating hits made him the face of the daunting Raider defense in the 1970s.

Reading Tatum's book "They Call Me the Assassin" inspired me to create the screen name "hit_it_like_tatum" when I was in high school.

Arguably, the most memorable Super Bowl moment in Raider's history was in 1976 when Tatum blasted Viking's rookie wide receiver Sammy White as he came across the middle looking for a pass.

White was hit so hard, his helmet flew ...

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