Former Pats great dies hours after wife

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots on Tuesday confirmed the death of former defensive tackle Houston Antwine, who died of heart failure just hours before his wife succumbed to lung cancer.

Antwine, a six-time American Football League (AFL) All-Star with the Boston Patriots, died Monday at age 72.

Evelyn Antwine lost her battle with cancer Tuesday morning, according to the team.

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