Floyd Little (died January 1st, aged 78)
Football player Floyd Little died at his home in Nevada after years of fighting neuroendocrine tumors, a rare cell cancer. Little was a halfback for the Denver Broncos during his entire National Football League (NFL) career, which spanned from 1967 to 1975.
Little’s best season was 1971 when he won the NFL rushing title with 1,133 yards while playing on a team that finished last in its division with a record of 4-9-1. Little, who made the Pro Bowl five times, was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010.