Former Patriots LB Addison dies

Posted June 15, 2011 @ 5:03 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Former Patriots LB Tom Addison died Tuesday at the age of 75. He is a member of the Patriots' 1960s all-decade team.

Addison spent eight seasons with the Boston Patriots. He was an All-AFL player in 1960 and went to four consecutive AFL all-star games from 1961-64.

The University of South Carolina product, who passed away at his home in Bluffton, S.C., is a member of the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame. He also was elected as the AFL Players' Association's first president in 1964.