Seahawks Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy dies in Orlando

Seattle Seahawks Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has died in Florida.

The Orlando Police Department confirmed that the 48-year-old Kennedy was found dead Tuesday morning.  Police say the circumstances surrounding his death are still unknown but there is nothing suspicious about it.  An investigation is being conducted.

Kennedy was an eight-time Pro Bowler during his 11 seasons with the Seahawks, and was the 1992 Defensive Player of the Year.

He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012, and his Number 96 is one of only four numbers retired by Seattle. (AP)

 

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