Doug Sutherland was, an American football defensive tackle in the NFL has died at the age of 73. After his demise, Vikings co-owners Zygi and Mark Wilf said: “Doug Sutherland was one of our proudest Legends. His humble nature did not allow for him to talk much about his own playing career, but Doug was a key member of some of the best defenses in NFL history and three Super Bowl teams. Doug was also the consummate teammate after football. He was one of the most active members of Vikings Legends events and didn’t miss a chance to help out at a community event or lend a hand where needed. Our thoughts are with Doug’s friends and family.” Following Doug Sutherland’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the football defensive tackle, with fans offering condolences to friends and family. One user said, “Sad
@Vikings news: Fifth Purple People Eater Doug Sutherland dies at 73. He didn’t know it then but he changed my life when he kindly sat w/ me & 2 Burnsville High pals Nov 20 1976 for a sophomore journalism assignment, a story that helped me think I could do this for a living.” Another said, “Doug Sutherland was a defensive tackle that played for the #Vikings from 71′-’80. He stepped in a full time role as one of the Purple People Eaters in ’75 after Gary Larsen retired. He was named the 50 greatest Vikings. Sutherland passed away today at the age of 73.”
What was Doug Sutherland’s Net Worth?
Doug Sutherland Net Worth
$2 Million USD
Doug Sutherland was an American football defensive tackle in the NFL. Although he was born on Aug 1, 1948, in Superior, Wisconsin, United States, he was 73 years old. Sutherland was drafted out of the University of Wisconsin-Superior by the New Orleans Saints in 1970. He has spent 10 of his 12 NFL seasons with the Vikings. Sutherland played in 164 total games compiling 29 sacks and recovering four fumbles. In 2010 he was named one of the Vikings’ 50 greatest players, a list the team unveiled as part of its 50th season. He started every game in the next four seasons, joining Carl Eller, Page, and Jim Marshall along the team’s famed defensive line.
The estimated Net Worth of Doug Sutherland is around $2 Million USD.
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