Former Lion and Giant Bruce Maher dies at 80

Bruce Maher, who had a 10-year career with the Lions and Giants in the 1960s, has died at the age of 80.
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Maher was born and raised in Detroit, attended the University of Detroit, and then began playing safety for the Lions in 1960.

Nobody in the league plays with more desire, Lions assistant coach Carl Taseff said in 1965. Bruce is the reckless type when it comes to throwing himself into any play.

Joe Authentic Carnell Lake Jersey Schmidt, the Hall of Fame linebacker who played alongside Maher and later coached him, remembered him as small but tough.

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The league has broad power to suspend a player with pay. It can happen when the player is formally charged with a crime of violence. It also can happen when an NFL investigation leads the Commissioner to believe that a crime of violence may have been committed. If the Commissioner simply believe McCoy may have been responsible for the injuries, the Commissioner may act where the circumstances and evidence warrant doing so. And here’s the key point: This decision will not reflect a finding of guilt or innocence and will not be guided by the same legal standards and considerations that would apply in a criminal trial.

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