NFL Football
Scoreboard|Stats|Standings|Teams|Players|Player News|Injuries|Transactions

Hall of Fame DT Kennedy dies at 48

(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Cortez Kennedy, one of the best defensive linemen of his generation and a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee despite rarely finding himself in the spotlight as a player, has died. He was 48.

Police in Orlando, Florida, say the former Seattle Seahawks star was found dead Tuesday morning. Orlando Police Department public information officer Wanda Miglio said the circumstances surrounding his death are still unknown but that there is nothing suspicious about his death. An investigation is being conducted.

"Cortez Kennedy has been a pillar of the Seahawks franchise since joining the team as a rookie in 1990," the Seahawks said in a statement. "Tez was the heart and soul of the Seahawks through the 1990s and endeared himself to 12s all across the Pacific Northwest as a player who played with a selfless and relentless approach to the game. ... We are proud to have been represented by such a special person."

Read More...

Receiving Yards
Rank Name Yds
1 T. Hilton1448
2 J. Jones1409
3 O. Beckham Jr.1367
4 M. Evans1321
5 A. Brown1284
6 J. Nelson1257
7 B. Cooks1173
8 A. Cooper1153
9 M. Thomas1137
10 J. Landry1136
View Full Leaderboard

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2017 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.