Cortez Kennedy Speaker Profile
Pro Football Hall of Famer
Cortez Kennedy Biography
Hall of Famer, Cortez Kennedy was born August 23, 1968 andis a former NFL defensive tackle who played his entire eleven-season careerwith the Seattle Seahawks. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Famein 2012.
He was the third overall selection in the 1990 draft by the Seahawks, and wasunsigned until two days before the beginning of the season. Kennedy was named tothe Pro Bowl in 1991. In 1992, having recorded 14 quarterback sacks, hereceived the NFL Defensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press despitethe Seahawks miserable 2-14 record. He was named All-Pro 4 times.
Kennedy retired after the 2000 season. In 167 games withSeattle, he recorded 668 tackles, 58 sacks, and 3 interceptions. He announcedhis retirement in August 2002 after sitting out the 2001 season. He was givenseveral offers by other teams, but wanted to finish his career in Seattle. Heis generally considered one of the best defensive tackles to ever play theposition in the NFL.
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Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:46 am
Sports fanatics have been in heaven with the 2012 Olympics and things got even better on Sunday NFL kicked off its preseason with the Hall of Fame game. The Arizona Cardinals took on the New Orleans Saints in historic Canton, Ohio to honor the newest class of Hall of Fame inductees: Curtis Martin, Cortez Kennedy, Dermontti Dawson, Chris Doleman, Willie Roaf and Jack...[Read More]
Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:46 am
Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle, Cortez Kennedy was a force on the field recording 668 tackles during his ten-year career. An 8-time Pro Bowl selection and considered one of the greatest defensive linemen off all time, Cortez rightfully earned his spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, joining Steve Largent as the only other Seahawk inducteed. During his induction speech, he wanted...[Read More]
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