Deaths elsewhere for Aug. 15, 2012Jimmy Carr, who won an NFL championship in 1960 with the Philadelphia Eagles, has died in Indiana. He was 79.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Carr, who won an NFL championship in 1960 with the Philadelphia Eagles, has died in Indiana. He was 79.
Carr played nine NFL seasons with the Chicago Cardinals, Eagles and Washington Redskins. He was the starting left cornerback on the 1960 title team and had 13 of his 15 career interceptions with the Eagles. Carr also played one season with the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL in 1958.
After he retired, Carr served 24 years as a NFL assistant coach, including two years as the Eagles defensive coordinator from 1970-71.
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