Former NFL Player Tony Hutson Dead at 49

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The professional football community is mourning one of their own.

Tony Hutson, a former guard for the Dallas Cowboys, died Feb. 3, according to an obituary shared by Serenity Gardens Funeral Services. He was 49.

Born on March 13, 1974, Hutson made his NFL debut with Cowboys in 1996, where he played for four seasons before brief stints with the Washington Commanders and Oakland Raiders. He ultimately retired from professional football in 2001.

Following the news of his death, Hutson's former Cowboys teammate Randall Godfrey shared a heartfelt tribute.

"Lost one of my favorite teammates and great friends in Tony Hutson," he wrote on Facebook Feb. 4. "Please keep the Hutso…