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Topic - Tom Flores
Christensen's son, Toby Christensen, said his father died at Intermountain Medical Center near his home in Alpine, Utah. He had been waiting for 10 months for a donor liver.
With his penchant for poetry, Todd Christensen never fit the Raiders' renegade mold. But that didn't keep him from becoming one of the team's best all-time tight ends.
They lead the league in penalties _ as sure a sign as any that all is well in the NFL after a summer full of trouble.
"We'd get off the bus in New York City and these fans knew who you were," Flores said. "You'd walk around Oakland and they'd think you were a truck driver or something."
"I prefer not to go after someone else's dream or nightmare and try to rehabilitate them," Flores said. "We used to do that when we were really good. But when you're not, it can backfire and kill you. When we did it, it was one position, you get the guy, surround him with solid play. We got John Matuszak when he had nowhere else to go. We did the same with Lyle Alzado."