Former American football linebacker and defensive end who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 years, Kevin Greene has passed away. He was reported to have died today December 21 2020. His cause of death or what led to his sad demise was not made known to the public as at the time of filing this report.
NFL Pro Willie Anderson took to his Twitter handle to announce that the Hall of Famer Kevin Greene has passed on.
The tweets Read: R.I.P Kevin Green. I was just saying “ this man needs a statue at Auburn! Auburn Football I’m in tears
R.I.P Kevin Green. I was just saying “ this man needs a statue at Auburn! @AuburnFootball I’m in tears man .
— Willie Anderson (@BigWillie7179) December 21, 2020
Kevin Darwin Greene was born on July 31, 1962, and died on 21st December 2020 at the age of 58.
He is a former American football linebacker and defensive end who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 years. Greene retired after the 1999 NFL season and ranks third amongst all-time sack leaders, leading the NFL twice in that category.
He was a three-time All-Pro, was voted to the National Football League 1990s All-Decade Team, and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016. Kevin Greene passed away on 12/21/2020.
Greene retired after the 1999 NFL season and ranks third amongst all-time sack leaders, leading the NFL twice in that category. He was a three-time All-Pro, was voted to the National Football League 1990s All-Decade Team, and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.
He played for the Rams from 1985 to 1992. Green played on Ramsey’s nickel defense on the left flank, finishing second on the team in both the 1986 and 1987 sacks.
He received his first bag in the play-off game against the Dallas Cowboys in 1985, and it was in the defensive role that he received the bag. In 1988, Green became the Ramsey Base’s starting left-back, reinforced by defensive coordinator Fritz Schurmur’s Eagle 5-Linebacker defense, which he made extensive use of from 1988 to 1990.
In 1988, Green led the Aries to 16 yards, second overall in the NFL with Reggie White. That total included 4 1⁄2 bags in a key game against San Francisco 49’s Joo Montana 49, which the Aries had to win in order to reach the playoffs, which they did.
The following year, Greene trained in the All-Pro in 1989 and won his first consecutive Pro Bowl season, 16 1⁄2 bags (4th in the NFL). In 1988 և 1989, Green earned $ 225,000 per season, and in 1990 he wanted a multi-year, $ 1 million contract.
After 39 days in custody, Green signed a three-year, $ 2.5 million contract with the Rams. His 13 bags (No. 6 in the NFL) in 1990 gave him 46 bags in that Portuguese period, the highest of any player. NFL for that period. Also, from 1988 to 1990, Greene’s first three starts, the Rams averaged just 101.6 yards և 3.9 yards per shot against them, collecting 128 bags.
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RIP KEVIN GREENE
Sad to share the passing of Auburn Football great and NFL Hall of Famer Kevin Greene. Our prayers go out to his family and friends.
FROM Daniel Miller:
Hearing that former Auburn and NFL player Kevin Greene has passed away. RIP.