Ken Dyer

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Ken Dyer
No. 49, 27
Position:Defensive back / Wide receiver
Personal information
Born:(1946-03-16)March 16, 1946
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Died:March 7, 2010(2010-03-07) (aged 63)
Gilbert, Arizona
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Ann Arbor (MI)
College:Arizona State
NFL Draft:1968 / Round: 4 / Pick: 100
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Kenneth James Dyer (March 16, 1946 – March 7, 2010) was an American football player who played two seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the fourth round of the 1968 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arizona State University and attended Ann Arbor High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan.[1] Dyer broke his neck while attempting to tackle Green Bay Packers running back John Brockington on October 3, 1971, ending his playing career. He died of heart failure on March 7, 2010.[2][3]


  1. ^ "KEN DYER". Archived from the original on November 29, 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  2. ^ "Ken Dyer dies; broke neck while tackling Green Bay Packers RB John Brockington". Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  3. ^ "Bengals mourn passing of Ken Dyer". March 8, 2010. Retrieved November 15, 2014.

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