After former quarterback and broadcaster Len Dawson passed away on Wednesday, a number of former Kansas City Chiefs players took to Twitter and other social media platforms to pay tribute to his life and legacy.
The overarching theme appears to be that Dawson was incredibly gracious with his time and made every player and person that he met feel like a star. Ex-Chiefs players spanning the decades sent love to Dawson’s family. They also provided a glimpse into the type of person that he was in the years following his time on the gridiron.
We’ll keep this updated below as more messages flow in from former players:
My thoughts & prayers go out to the family & loved ones of legendary QB Len Dawson. Everyone that has ever been a part of @Chiefs Kingdom know his impact on the field & in the community. I’m thankful for the great memories I had with him during my time in KC. He’ll be missed.
— Matt Cassel (@M_Cassel16) August 24, 2022
RIP Len Dawson. An amazing person who also was a HOF Quarterback and a HOF Broadcaster. Love and prayers to his family and friends.
— Trent Green (@trentgreen10) August 24, 2022
Such Sad News of One the Greatest Chiefs Ever. Lenny Dawson was Always so Gracious to me whenever we spoke. He’d start our conversation with “Jason, I would’ve Love to had a Big Tightend to throw to like You”, Greatest compliment from One of The Greatest Ever🥲! Rest Easy Lenny🙏🏾 https://t.co/7cCsOAMDis
— Jason “The” Dunn (@JasusTD89) August 24, 2022