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Tommy Mason, No. 1 overall pick in 1961, passes away

By Mike Wilkening Former NFL tailback Tommy Mason, the No. 1 pick in the 1961 NFL Draft, has passed away, the Washington Redskins said on Thursday. Mason, 75, was the first-ever draft choice of the Vikings, who took Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton two rounds later. Mason had his greatest success in his six-season stint with Minnesota…

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