Tim Lester, Former Rams-Steelers Fullback, Dead at 52 from Coronavirus Plague Complications

In this file photo, then-fullback Tim Lester warms up before the Monday Night game Nov. 3, 1997, in Kansas City (PG)

Tim Lester, an NFL fullback best known for being Jerome Bettis’ lead blocker with the Pittsburgh Steelers, died at the age of 52 due to COVID-19 complications.

Lester played eight seasons in the NFL after being taken by the Rams in the 10th round of the 1992 NFL Draft. Lester played three seasons with the Rams and four with the Steelers before finishing his career with the Cowboys.

Lester’s death was announced by the city of Milton, Georgia, where he spent his retirement as a youth football coach. He died “unexpectedly,” according to the post.

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SOURCE: New York Post, Justin Terranova

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