The Hall of Famer played 14 seasons in the NFL and was a Super Bowl IV champion with Kansas City.
The defensive lineman member of the NFL Hall of Fame Curley Culp, announced that he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
“To my followers, family and friends, I have stage 4 pancreatic cancer,” he revealed Tuesday via social media. “Donate to your local cancer organizations so that this dread disease is eradicated. Love life, family and friends. Hands folded pray to God for all physical and spiritual healing. Love, Curley culp HOF # 13 “.
CulpThe 75-year-old played 14 seasons in the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs, Houston Oilers and Detroit Lions. He was elected to Pro bowl five times, and five times named player All-Pro, including in 1975 with the first team.
Culp He was considered one of the best indoor offensive linemen in the league during his career. It was originally selected by the Denver Broncos and exchanged to Kansas city, where he anchored a defense that shut down the Minnesota Vikings in the Super Bowl IV.
It was exchanged to Houston in a high-profile trade in 1974, and helped Oilers become contenders before a short stay in Detroit at the end of his career.
Culp was exalted to Hall of Fame in 2013. Also, it was a All-American in American football and a national heavyweight champion in wrestling for Arizona State.