Former Detroit Lion Alex Karras dies
Posted: Oct 11, 2012 2:10 AM EDT | Updated: Nov 6, 2014 12:51 PM EDT
A former Detroit Lion and actor in the sitcom "Webster" died Wednesday.
Alex Karras suffered from kidney failure.
The former Detroit Lion also had dementia and was part of more than 3,500 NFL players suing the league over how they handled head injuries.
Karras will be remembered as a four time all pro defensive tackle and also as Webster's adoptive dad in the 1980's sitcome.
He was 77 years old.