PHILADELPHIA -- Jimmy Carr, who won an NFL championship in 1960 with the Philadelphia Eagles, has died in Indiana. He was 79.
After he retired, Carr served 24 years as a NFL assistant coach, including two years as the Eagles defensive coordinator from 1970-71. He also coached two years in the USFL as the defensive coordinator for the Denver Gold from 1983-84 and three years in NFL Europe from 1995-97. Carr was part of the defensive coaching staff for the New England Patriots' AFC Championship team in 1985.
He was inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame in 1962, after a college career at Morris Harvey, which is now the University of Charleston.
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