Longtime NFL Team Executive Reportedly Died On Tuesday

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Jerry Vainisi, a former NFL executive best known for his tenure with the Chicago Bears, passed away last week. At 80 years old, he was.

When the Bears won the Super Bowl in 1986, Vainisi was in charge of the team's general operations.

Vainisi eventually left the Bears due of his disagreements with Michael McCaskey, the team's CEO. Though it didn't take him long to locate a new position.

While he was in Detroit. The World League of American Football, currently known as NFL Europe, was founded with aid from Vainisi.

The Bears' president Ted Phillips issued a statement in response to the passing of Vainisi.

40 years of Phillips' Bears' career began in 1983 when I was hired as the controller. "I'll always treasure the time I spent with Jerry," said Phillips. For him and his family, I'll offer prayers.

Doris L. Vainisi, five children, and 14 grandchildren remain as Vainisi's heirs. At this time, our thoughts are with Vainisi's loved ones.

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