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Duane Benson
No. 50, 51, 52     
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1945-08-05) August 5, 1945 (age 74)
Place of birth: Belmond, Iowa
Career information
College: Hamline
NFL Draft: 1967 / Round: 11 / Pick: 280
Debuted in 1967 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1976 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
* AFL Oakland Raiders (1967-1969)
Career highlights and awards
Games played - started     121 - 11
Interceptions     3
Fumble recoveries     3
Stats at NFL.com

Dean Duane Benson (born August 5, 1945 in Belmond, Iowa) is a former American football linebacker. He played college football at Hamline University. He played professionally in the American Football League for the Oakland Raiders (1967–1969) and in the National Football League for the Raiders (1970–1971), the Atlanta Falcons (1972–1973), and the Houston Oilers (1974–1976).

Benson is a charter member of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, created in 2012 to oversee construction of the state's new professional football stadium.

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