Former Raiders QB Daryle Lamonica, nicknamed the ‘Mad Bomber,’ dies at 80 Image: NBC News

Daryle Lamonica, the deep-throwing quarterback who guided the Raiders Image: NBC News

to their first Super Bowl berth and won an AFL Player of the Year award Image: NBC News

has died. He was 80 years old. Image: NBC News

According to the Fresno County Sheriff's Department, Lamonica died Img: Yahoo Finance

his Fresno home on Thursday morning Img: Yahoo Finance

The death is thought to have occurred due to natural causes. Img: Yahoo Finance

Lamonica was one of the most prolific passers in the game Img: Newson6

leading led pro football with 145 TD passes — 24 more than Img: Newson6

second-place Fran Tarkenton. His 16,006 yards passing ranked third from 1967-72.