Former Eagles star Tom Brookshier dies at 78

Tom Brookshier succumbed to cancer on Friday, January 29, 2010. Tom played for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1953 to 1961 and became the sports director at WCAU-TV. He also broadcasted numerous Super Bowls. Tom was 78. (Photo courtesy of Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia)

January 30, 2010 2:46:08 PM PST
Tom Brookshier, an All-Pro defensive back who played on the Philadelphia Eagles' 1960 championship team, has died. He was 78.