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Former Raiders RB dead at the age of 27

George Atkinson III a former RB for the Cleveland Browns and Oakland Raiders is dead at the age of 27.

George Atkinson III, a former football player at Notre Dame and for the Oakland Raiders has died at age 27.

No cause death has been reported, but last year his twin brother Josh committed suicide around the same time.

Both were sons of Super Bowl champion George Atkinson II, the brothers both played for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish starting in 2011.

Atkinson III played professionally for the Oakland Raiders and the Cleveland Browns.

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