Dick Modzelewski, a star defensive tackle for the Giants from 1956-63, has died at 87, at his home in Eastlake, Ohio on Friday, the team announced in a statement Saturday.
Modzelewski played 14 seasons in the NFL -- eight with the Giants, three with the Browns, two with the Redskins and one with the Steelers -- and never missed a game in his career.
He was a two-time NFL champion, winning titles with the Giants in 1956 and Browns in 1964. He also played in five more title games as part of the Giants defensive front.
Modzelewski was a two-time All-American at the University of Maryland and was named the Outland Trophy winner in 1952. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1993.
He also coached in the NFL for 22 years, including the 1978 season as the Giants' defensive coordinator.
Modzelewski is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dorothy Jane, and four children.