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Former New York Giant, Alex Webster Dies At 80

According to, former New York Giant running back, Alex Webster, has passed away at the age of 80.

New York Giants football great Alex "Red" Webster, 80, died Saturday morning at Port St. Lucie Medical Center, an official at a local assisted-living community has confirmed.

Webster was inducted into the Giants Ring of Honor in 2011. During his tenure with New York, he appeared in two Pro Bowls, rushed for 4,600+ yards and scored 56 total touchdowns. He's currently fifth on the all-time rushing list for the New York Giants franchise. He was passed by Brandon Jacobs in 2011. Webster was also the team's hgead coach from 1969-72, compiling a 29-40-1 record.

From CBS Sports:

"He was a very gracious gentleman, a very honorable and proud man," John Miller, the general manager of the senior home in which Webster lived in Port St. Lucie, Fla., told the website. "I considered him a great friend. Considering his background and everything that he accomplished, he was very unassuming."

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