Ex-Bengals QB Turk Schonert dies at 62

Schonert played on Bengals' Super Bowl XVI, XXIII teams
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Updated: Jan. 17, 2019 at 4:59 PM EST
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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Former Bengals quarterback Turk Schonert has died, the team announced Thursday.

The 62-year-old died of a heart attack.

Schonert played with the Bengals from 1981 to 1985 and from 1987 to 1989. He was on the team for both super bowl seasons (Super Bowl XVI, XXIII).

Schonert had just turned 62 two days ago.

Former Quarterback Ken Anderson told FOX19 NOW that Turk was a great friend and teammate.

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