Dol­phins’ guard Kuechen­berg dies at 71

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Mi­ami Dol­phins guard Bob Kuechen­berg, a six­time Pro Bowl se­lec­tion and mem­ber of the only team to achieve a per­fect sea­son, has died at age 71.

His death Satur­day was con­firmed by the Dol­phins, who had no im­me­di­ate de­tails.

Kuechen­berg spent his en­tire NFL ca­reer with the Dol­phins from 1970-1983. He started ev­ery game for the team that went 17-0 in 1972, and started 16 games for the team that re­peated as Su­per Bowl cham­pi­ons in 1973.

Kuechen­berg played at Notre Dame be­fore be­ing drafted by the Dol­phins in coach Don Shula’s first year with the team.

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