Commissioner Roger Goodell, Texans owner Bob McNair among NFL dignitaries at Bud Adams’ memorial service
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Oilers/Titans owner Bud Adams would have been pleased at some of the stories told at his memorial service today at Second Baptist Church.
Adams, who died at 90 last week, also would have been pleased with a turnout that included NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and owners like Bob McNair, Clark Hunt (Kansas City), Jerry Richardson (Carolina), Tom Benson (New Orleans) and Michael Bidwill (Arizona).
Dr. Ed Young presided over the service.
Joe Browne, Adams’ close friend from the NFL, and Mike Munchak, the Titans’ coach who has been with the organization since 1982, gave the eulogies.
“It’s a big loss,” Goodell said. “Bud was such a big part of our history. He had such a unique perspective on the sport.
“Bud was a great sportsman. He loved pro football. He loved playing such a big role in the development of the sport. He liked to reach out and share his views on football, where we came from and the challenges we faced.”
McNair attended the service with his wife, Janice. They res
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