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Former Bears OT Evey passes away

Knoxville, TN (Sports Network) - Former Chicago Bears offensive tackle Dick Evey passed away at the age of 72 on Thursday.

He passed away after a long illness at Ben Atchley State Veterans Home.

A first-round pick out of Tennessee in 1964, he played with the Bears from 1964 through the 1969 season, then spent a year each with the Los Angeles Rams and Detroit Lions before retiring.

05/24 20:40:38 ET

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