FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2013, file photo, team president J.D. Gibbs speaks to the media during a news conference at Joe Gibbs Racing in Huntersville, N.C. Joe Gibbs Racing President J.D. Gibbs is undergoing treatment for "symptoms impacting areas of brain function." The 46-year-old Gibbs is the oldest son of team owner Joe Gibbs, the Hall of Fame coach who won three Super Bowls with Washington. The team said in a statement on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, that J.D. Gibbs has undergone a series of tests since experiencing "speech and processing issues." (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

J.D. Gibbs, son of former Redskins Hall of Fame Coach, dies at 49

WASHINGTON — J.D. Gibbs, the oldest son of former Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49 years old.

Joe Gibbs Racing, a stock car racing team in North Carolina that J.D. and Joe co-founded, announced Saturday that J.D. died from complications following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease.

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