Seahawks legend and Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy died last May at the age of 48 due to heart disease, according to an autopsy report in Florida released to The News Tribune on Tuesday.
Seahawks legend and Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy died last May at the age of 48 due to heart disease, according to an autopsy report in Florida released to The News Tribune on Tuesday. David Zalubowski/AP
Seahawks legend and Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy died last May at the age of 48 due to heart disease, according to an autopsy report in Florida released to The News Tribune on Tuesday. David Zalubowski/AP
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Autopsy: Seahawks Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy died at age 48 of heart disease

January 23, 2018 09:16 AM

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Gregg Bell joined The News Tribune in July 2014. Bell had been the director of writing for the University of Washington's athletic department for four years. He was the senior national sports writer in Seattle for The Associated Press from 2005-10, covering the Seahawks in their first Super Bowl season and beyond. He's also been The Sacramento Bee's beat writer on the Oakland Athletics and Raiders. The native of Steubenville, Ohio, is a 1993 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and a 2000 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.