Former Sports Illustrated writer and NFL reporter Don Banks died on Sunday at the age of 56. Banks passed away in his sleep after attending the Hall of Fame ceremonies in Canton, Ohio. Banks was a part of SI’s NFL coverage for more than 16 years, writing his last column in 2016. SI Now’s Amy Campbell and Ryan Asselta reflect on Banks’ life.
Don Banks was ‘one of the true diplomats of the NFL beat’
The SI family tragically lost one its own this weekend as former NFL columnist Don Banks passed away at the age of 56. The MMQB’s Robert Klemko reflects on Banks’ life and mentorship to young reporters on SI Now.