In this Nov. 21, 1970, file photo, Detroit Lions’ running back Mel Farr (24) picks up a first down on a 13-yard gain against San Francisco in Detroit. Farr, the Detroit Lions’ running back who rushed for over 3,000 yards in seven NFL seasons, has died. He was 70. A Lions spokesman said Farr’s son confirmed his father died Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. After his NFL career, Farr went on to build an auto dealership business. (RAS/AP Photo)

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