Famous people who have died so far in 2020 in Non-Sports items Posted 8 hours ago October 22, 2020 Matt Blair, 70, six time NFL Pro Bowl player. Born Matthew Albert Blair. He spent his entire 12 year NFL career playing for the Minnesota Vikings. He started 130 of the 160 games he played in for the Vikings. He also played in Super Bowl IX (9) and Super Bowl XI (11). Cause of death believed to be complications from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the neurodegenerative disease linked to football and considered to be the signature menace in the NFL’s concussion claims in recent years.