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NFLers, former NFLers react to Ralph Wilson's death on Twitter
The NFL suffered a big loss Tuesday when Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson, 95, died. The founder of the Bills was a key player in merging the AFL and NFL.
Current and former NFL players took to Twitter to show their remorse.
Former Bills wide receiver Andre Reed
Former NFL quarterback Fran Tarkenton
Ralph Wilson was one of the great gentleman owners in the #NFL. My condolences to the Wilson family.— Fran Tarkenton (@Fran_Tarkenton) March 25, 2014
Bills running back Fred Jackson
Jus heard the news of Mr. Ralph Wilson passing. Sending Thoughts and Prayers to the Wilson Family! I owe him a tremendous amount for— Fred Jackson (@Fred22Jackson) March 25, 2014
Opportunity to be a Bill! Mr. Wilson has done a lot for not only me and my teammates, but the entire NFL family. He truly will be missed!— Fred Jackson (@Fred22Jackson) March 25, 2014
Former Bill and current New Orleans Saints safety Jairus Byrd
R.I.P mr. Wilson... Thank you doesn't describe how truly grateful I am for the opportunity you gave me to play a game I love. #Bills— jairus byrd (@jairusbyrd) March 25, 2014
Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs
R.I.P. Ralph Wilson, one of the true pioneers of this league that we all love so much.— Lance Briggs (@LanceBriggs) March 25, 2014
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings
Prayers going out to the family of Ralph Wilson. The NFL is a better product, for his influence on the game.— Greg Jennings (@GregJennings) March 25, 2014
Former Bills quarterback Drew Bledsoe
Saddened to hear of the passing of Ralph Wilson. Great man. Proud to have played for his team. #bills— Drew Bledsoe (@DrewBledsoe) March 25, 2014
Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson
Sad hearing of the passing of the great Mr. Ralph Wilson Jr. Forever indebted to him for all he has done for my family. A legendary man.— HiMom. (@StevieJohnson13) March 25, 2014