Todd Christensen, All-Pro tight end, dies at 57

Tight end Todd Christensen #46 of the Los Angeles Raiders looks on as he stands on the field after a circa 1982-1988 NFL game at Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. Todd Christensen played for the Oakland Raiders from 1979-1981 and for the Los Angeles Raiders from 1982-1988. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images)

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The NFL lost another great player too soon with the death of Todd Christensen on Wednesday.

Christensen died Wednesday morning during surgery at a hospital in Utah. He was 57 years old. According to The Salt Lake Tribune he had battled liver disease and other serious illnesses in recent years.

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