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Former Patriots coach Ron Meyer dies at 76

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FORMER NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS COACH, RON MEYER. –Globe Archives

Former Patriots coach Ron Meyer, who might be best remembered for his role in the 1982 “snowplow’’ game, has died. It was announced Tuesday. He was 76.

Meyer also coached in the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts and in the college ranks at Southern Methodist and UNLV. UNLV announced Meyer’s death on Twitter.

Colts owner Jim Irsay, whose father owned the team when Meyer was its coach from 1986-91, paid tribute to Meyer.

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