Former Miami Dolphins QB Rick Norton Passes Away

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Former Miami Dolphins quarterback, Rick Norton, passed away on July 25.  He was 69 years old.  A full obituary can be found on Norton HERE.

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2 Responses to Former Miami Dolphins QB Rick Norton Passes Away

  1. Jay Tobin says:

    I remember Rick playing for the Dolphins against the Bills in one of the four games the Bills won in 1969. He was in for an injured, I think, Bob Griese, and did an admirable job for Miami in cold Buffalo weather late in the season. I rember the Bills squeaked out a victory after Rick’s sure-fire touchdown pass hit the goal post (then right on the goal line) and bounced away. I recall Van MIller’s voice even now, “IT HIT THE GOAL POST.”
    God bless and Rest in Piece, Rick.

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