Richard Caster, a 3-time Pro Bowl tight end and wide receiver for the Jets, dies at 75
Former New York Jets tight end and wide receiver Richard Caster, who was selected for three Pro Bowls during his 13-year NFL career, has died. He was 75. Family representative Kenny Zore confirmed Caster died in his sleep on Friday morning on Long Island, New York, after a long illness. Caster was a second-round pick of the Jets in 1970 out of Jackson State. He caught 322 passes for 5,515 yards and 45 touchdowns during his career. Caster spent his first eight seasons with New York and became a favorite target of Joe Namath. He also spent time with Houston, New Orleans and Washington.
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