The legendary Kevin Greene has passed away

Aurélien CANOT, Media365, published on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 09:47 a.m.

Considered one of the best defensemen in NFL history, legendary Kevin Greene died on Monday at the age of 58. The causes of his death have not been communicated.

One more star in the sky. The NFL lost one of the best defensemen in history on Monday. Kevin Greene is no more. The legendary former Rams player has passed away at the age of 58. The causes of Greene’s death have not been disclosed. Nevertheless, she won one of the legends of American football. King of the sack, named after this defensive act which consists of jumping on the quarterback to tackle him behind his line of scrimmage before the latter separates from the ball, Greene had very quickly become master of the specialty. The player having spent long years (eight) with the Rams, where he made his debut in the NFL, before then migrating to Pittsburgh, to take up the challenge proposed by the Steelers, then to be tempted by the Carolina Panthers and finishing his story in San Francisco, in the jersey of the 49ers, had also returned his apron on a completely insane total of 160 sacks to his final counter.

In parallel with his NFL career, Greene had tried wrestling

Enough to make him the third best sacker in the history of the NFL and earn him the honors of the prestigious Pro Football Hall of Fame – US football hall of fame – where he was inducted in 2016. True legend of NFL Greene , then passed to the other side of the barrier by donning the coach costume (he had coached two franchises: the Green Bay Packers and the New York Jets), had also made a name for himself on the wrestling rings, where he also used to give everything without counting. “I didn’t know anyone with so much guts and determination. He was a great player, but above all a great man, ”Hall of Fame President David Backer noted on Tuesday. He only missed a Super Bowl coronation for the legendary Kevin Green.

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