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On Sunday, the Denver Broncos take on the Kansas City Chiefs -- but no matter how badly Peyton Manning and company pummel KC (we hope), they won't be able to do any more damage to Loren G. "Sam" Lickteig. That's because Lickteig is already dead, and according to the obituary above (spotted by LarryBrownSports.com), he passed away due to "complications from MS and heartbreaking disappointment caused by the Kansas City Chiefs football team." We hope Sam enjoys his present location more than he would if he was watching the game....

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