Mike Current, Broncos, Buccaneers, and Dolphins Tackle

January 17th, 2012  |  Published in Player Deaths  |  1 Comment

Mike Current, a tackle for 13 seasons with the Denver Broncos, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Miami Dolphins, has passed away. According to his page at bucpower.com, Current started 105 consecutive games for the Broncos and played in a total of 169 AFL and NFL games. Current was elected to the AFL West All-Star team after the 1969 season.

The cards pictured here are Current’s rookie card, a 1970 Topps, and his last card, a 1976 Topps. You can see all of Current’s cards and stamps in the Vintage Football Card Gallery.
Mike Current 1970 Topps rookie football cardMike Current 1976 Topps football card

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  1. Marcia Sims says:

    January 18th, 2012 at 7:55 AM (#)

    I am very sorry we lost Mike. He told me he was very ill before he moved to Vegas a few years ago. I had hoped he would stay in the Salem area longer. He wanted to spend time with his sons and said he really knew that his health was declining. Anyway, when I met him we were vendors at the Salem Saturday Market. He was creative. He crafted some fine artistic items out of Emu eggs, truly beautiful crafts. He was active in his community in the Silverton area. He had lots of friends and we will miss him. God bless you, Mike. Your friend, “Simsy”