Death of Ernie Warlick

July 21, 1932 - November 24, 2012
Williamsville, New York | Age 80

Former Buffalo Bills TE dies at 80
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JOHN WAWROW, The Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Anyone who ever met Ernie Warlick couldn't miss the size of his hands. It's what earned the former Buffalo Bills star his nickname, "Hands," and helped him become among the forerunners of pro football's era of pass-catching tight ends.

Warlick, a member of the Bills' two AFL championship teams in the mid-1960s, died at his home in Williamsville, N.Y., on Saturday after a brief illness. He was 80.

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