RENTON, WASHINGTON – Derrick Jensen, a two-time Super Bowl winner as a player and longtime Seattle Seahawks scout, has died after a five-year battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. He was 60.
The Seahawks announced that Jensen died Friday morning. He retired as a scout in 2012 as the illness began to take a toll on his ability to work.
Jensen, a tight end, spent his entire playing career with the Raiders, winning Super Bowl titles after the 1980 and 1983 seasons. He transitioned into becoming a scout after his playing career ended in 1986 and spent 22 seasons with the Seahawks.
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