Kansas City, Missouri — One of the Kansas City Chiefs’ all-time greats remains in hospice care.
As FOX4 first reported on Friday, Len Dawson entered hospice care and remained there Monday surrounded by his loved ones. After leading the Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl V, he rose to immortality in sports.
Kendall Gammon, a retired Chiefs long snapper and fellow Chiefs broadcaster, called Dawson a classic gentleman, especially beloved for his relationships with other people. He shared broadcasting duties with the Chiefs Radio Network.
“You can’t help but be in awe of being around him and working with him, but he’s so professional. He’s so good at what he does, I’ve never That’s not who he is,” Gammon said Monday.
Dawson is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and is an active broadcaster and player. His contributions to television as host of HBO’s “Inside the NFL” have brought the game into the living rooms of people around the world.
Like Gamon, current Chiefs broadcaster and former wide receiver Danan Hughes said he is praying for Dawson and his family during this difficult time.
“We can only do what we can, and that’s why we are in our prayers for him and his family,” Hughes said. I want to strengthen and lift them all up in prayer.”
Dawson stepped away from the Chiefs’ broadcast booth in 2017 and spent 22 years with Mike.
His family has not shared an update on Dawson’s condition this week. I believe I shared
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