• Punter, broadcaster Dave Jennings dies at 61

    Summary of 8 articles · Updated Jun 19, 2013
    Dave Jennings, a four-time Pro Bowl punter who played for the Giants and Jets and became a broadcaster for both teams after his playing career ended, has died at the age of 61. Lawrence University and maybe there have been more unlikely great Giants than Dave Jennings, but it is hard to think of one today, the day when we get the news that Jennings is dead, much too soon, at the age of 61. At least Dave Jennings, No. 13 for the Giants and later for the Jets over in Jersey, was still standing for that. "He...
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    • Lupica: Jennings remembered as an unlikely Giant

      He was a punter out of St. Lawrence University and maybe there have been more unlikely great Giants than Dave Jennings, but it is hard to think of one today, the day when we get the news that Jennings is dead, much too soon, at the age of 61.
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