Kansas City Chiefs
Walter White, a Chiefs tight end who had a lasting impact in the Kansas City community, has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 67.
A third-round pick of the Steelers in 1975, White was traded to the Chiefs before his rookie season and made an immediate impact, catching 23 passes for 559 yards, an outstanding average of 24.3 yards per catch, as a rookie. In 1976 he was even better, leading the team with 808 receiving yards and seven receiving touchdowns.
But White’s career didn’t last long, and he retired after the 1979 season. He remained loyal to the Chiefs and to Kansas City, however, becoming the inaugural president of the Kansas City Ambassadors, a group of…