SEATTLE (CBS/1090 The Fan) — Players and fans are mourning the loss of NFL great Cortez Kennedy after news spread of his passing Tuesday morning.
Kennedy, a Hall of Fame player widely considered to be one of the best defensive tackles in history, spent the entirety of his 11-year NFL career with Seattle.
Our statement on the passing of Cortez Kennedy. pic.twitter.com/yVtBfMdyp5
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) May 23, 2017
— Justin Britt (@JustinBritt68) May 23, 2017
— Kevin Mawae (@KevinMawae) May 23, 2017
In 1990 Seahawks draft Cortez Kennedy 3rd overall. Great career, great man. Now gone at 48. RIP Tez. NFL HOF, Seahawk ROH, ARK. BHOF.
— Jim Zorn (@JimZorn10) May 23, 2017
Prayers up for the family of Cortez Kennedy. A true legend gone too soon.
— Mike Morgan (@Mike17mo) May 23, 2017
Rest in peace, Cortez Kennedy—an all-time great on and off the field. He will be dearly missed. https://t.co/1Pi27bqPGg
— Mariners (@Mariners) May 23, 2017
Shocked at Cortez Kennedy passing..1 of the most talented players I ever recruited or coached…a fun loving person a sad day..
— Jimmy Johnson (@JimmyJohnson) May 23, 2017
Really sad to lose a guy like Cortez Kennedy. A great personality, a great player & I enjoyed competing against him. Prayers to his family.
— John Elway (@johnelway) May 23, 2017
Thoughts and prayers are with Cortez Kennedy's family. A great friend and the most genuine person you would ever want to meet.
— Sean Payton (@SeanPayton) May 23, 2017
Can't believe that Cortez Kennedy has passed. We're the same age, same daft (1990) and played in same division for 10 yrs. RIP TEZ
— shannon sharpe (@ShannonSharpe) May 23, 2017
I am truly sadden by the lost of a very good person. My condolences goes out to the family of Cortez Kennedy. pic.twitter.com/RCleXTM62H
— Emmitt Smith (@EmmittSmith22) May 23, 2017
Hall of Famer on off the field. Condolences to the family and friends of Cortez Kennedy. Sad day
— Cris Carter (@criscarter80) May 23, 2017
R.I.P Cortez Kennedy… Gone way too early. Thanks for always sharing knowledge to a young buck like me… #TheU
— Reggie Wayne (@ReggieWayne_17) May 23, 2017
— Chad Brown (@chadbrown94) May 23, 2017
Pro Football Hall of Fame President and CEO David Baker has made the following statement regarding the death of Cortez Kennedy: pic.twitter.com/rFZ0Fb9s3T
— Jill Martin (@ByJillMartin) May 23, 2017
Cortez Kennedy was an incredible athlete but he was an even better man.
He will be missed greatly. pic.twitter.com/eTAaTVSJsa
— Canes Football (@CanesFootball) May 23, 2017