Len Dawson, Hall of Fame quarterback, dead at 87

Len Dawson, the leader of the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl IV victory, has passed away at the age 87.

His family announced the news on Wednesday. Dawson was recently moved to hospice care.

As both a broadcaster and player, he was elected to the Hall of Fame.

Linda and I are deeply sad to inform you about the passing of Lane Dawson.

" The family released a statement to KMBC Kansas City. He was a great husband, father, brother, and friend.

Lane was always grateful to his broadcasting and football career.

Len Dawson was overwhelmed with countless bonds.