Former NFL Coach Jack Pardee

Former NFL Coach Jack Pardee

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This file photo from November 1993 shows former National Football League coach Jack Pardee while coaching the Houston Oilers. Pardee became an NFL head coach at age 39, guiding the Chicago Bears from 1975-77 and the Washington Redskins from 1978-80. Pardee was a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and coached the Houston Oilers from 1990-94, leading the franchise to the playoffs in each of his first four seasons. Pardee died today of gall bladder cancer at age 76.