Former NFL quarterback Ken Stabler passed away at the age of 69 on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. His family released the news the following day.
He became the most decorated quarterback in Raiders franchise history.
Let's see what peers, friends and admirers are saying about Stabler.
So sorry to hear about the passing of a true Raider legend Ken Stabler, the original #12. It was a pleasure to know him and wear his number!— Rich Gannon (@RichGannon12) July 9, 2015
RIP Ken Stabler!!! http://t.co/AHtUCALwzZ— Charles Woodson (@CwoodsonF) July 10, 2015
Rest In Peace to the legend Ken "the snake" Stabler https://t.co/mUoeWHDuuS— Latavius Murray (@LataviusM) July 10, 2015
Rest in peace #12 Snake! One of a kind! #RaiderNation— Guy Fieri (@GuyFieri) July 10, 2015
Goodbye Kenny Stabler, QB for the Oakland Raiders, who showed how cool it was to be cool under pressure. Go deep, baby. Hanx.— Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) July 10, 2015
RIP KENNY STABLER! He's the Reason I picked #12 as a young player, and loved it ever since! Honor be able to put that 12 on my back!— Brice Butler (@Brice_Butler) July 10, 2015
Sad to hear about the passing of one of my favorite QB's as a kid "The Snake" RIP Ken Stabler— Wade Boggs (@ChickenMan3010) July 10, 2015