Joe Bugel Death – Dead : Joe Bugel Obituary : Former Washington Redskins offensive line coach Deis at 89.
Former Washington Redskins offensive line coach Joe Bugel, architect of the famed Hogs in the 1980s, has died, the team announced in a statement. He was 80, according to a statement posted online on June. 28, 2020.
Bugel spent 32 years in the NFL but was largely known for his work in Washington, where he coached the Redskins’ offensive line from 1981 to 1989. He served as offensive coordinator and was an assistant head coach from 1983 to ’89. ESPN Reported.
We’re sad to announce the passing of legendary Redskins coach, and leader of “The Hogs,” Joe Bugel. Our love and thoughts go out to Brenda and the rest of the Bugel family.
— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) June 28, 2020
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The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Sad news about the legendary Joe Bugel passing away at the age of 80. https://t.co/yjDteynEqg
The leader of the Hogs. A champion. I only got to cover him one year, but he made it semi-fun (2009).
— Chris Russell AKA “The Rooster” (@Russellmania621) June 28, 2020
Harrison Smith wrote
Joe Bugel, the Redskins’ vaunted offensive line coach, dies at 80. He molded Russ Grimm, Joe Jacoby and others into “The Hogs.” It was a term of affection, as in: “Okay, you hogs, let’s go down in the bullpen and hit those sleds.”
John O’Grady wrote
I was seriously thinking about going to Arizona St. after High School,applied,got accepted,but didn’t go,probably should have. Bugel was a good man and a great coach. Rest In Peace. #JoeBugelWUSA9
@wusa9 wrote “He was a man who not only gave me a better understanding of the game of football, but who also gave me perspective on what is truly important in life.”@hallcyon wrote
I met and served Joe Bugel, one of the greatest coaching minds in of all sports history. During our talks, I urged him to return to coaching, which he just after that did. A gentleman, scholar, brilliant strategist and tatician. Needs to be in the