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Lions wide receiver Chuck Hughes lies on the turf at Tiger Stadium on October 24, , having just suffered a heart attack. Dick Butkus stands above him. I have just one, a Detroit Lions nodder that dates back to the Nixon administration. At some point during the afternoon of October 24, , I bought it for my high-school girlfriend today my wife at the first sporting event we ever attended together: a game between the Lions and Chicago Bears at Tiger Stadium. That day Lions end Chuck Hughes died on the field — the greatest single tragedy ever to occur at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull.
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Dick Butkus form-tackles the entire Packer offense! They had former NFL player Marcelus Wiley on talking about the new stricter enforcement of the helmet to helmet shots. All the other players, including Wiley and Mike Golic, have insisted the players are only tackling the way they were taught. They complain that to expect them to change now is unfair and impossible. They imply the game will be changed for the worse.