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‘Gone too soon’: Social media reacts to Cortez Kennedy’s death

Seahawks legend Cortez Kennedy dies at 48

Seahawks legend and Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy has died. He was 48.
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Seahawks legend and Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy has died. He was 48.

Long before the Seattle Seahawks became a Super Bowl winner and a thorn in the side of 49ers’ fans, Cortez Kennedy was one of the few bright spots for the team.

Kennedy, a Hall of Fame defensive tackle who played his entire career with the Seahawks from 1990-2000, was found dead Tuesday by police in Orlando, Fla. He was 48.

He was an eight-time Pro Bowler and three-time All-Pro selection with Seattle, which made the postseason just once during Cortez’s career.

Former teammates, friends and fans took to Twitter to remember Kennedy:

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