NFL Great Cortez Kennedy dead at 48

Seattle Seahawks Mourning the loss of NFL Great Cortez Kennedy 

The NFL and the Seattle Seahawks Lost one of their greatest icons today as Pro Football Hall of Fame’er  Cortez Kennedy, has died at age 48, the Orlando Police Department said Tuesday.

Orlando police confirmed to ESPN that they are investigating Kennedy’s death, but also said “there is nothing suspicious to report” at this time.

Kennedy died alone, according to police.

Kennedy was a force inside, both as a run stopper and in threatening quarterbacks. The 1992 Defensive Player of the Year made eight Pro Bowls, had 58 sacks — an unusually high total for a tackle — and spent his entire 11-season career with Seattle, starting 153 out of 167 games.

Named to the Associated Press 1990s All-Decade team, Kennedy was credited with 448 tackles, six forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and three interceptions during his NFL career.

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