Kenny McKinley

Wide receiver Kenny McKinley passed away, early reports claim it was suicide. He was on injured reserve this year and last year with knee injuries.

Condolences to his family, the Broncos and his South Carolina college teammates.


“Everyone with the Broncos is shocked and saddened by the loss of Kenny McKinley,” Broncos owner Pat Bowlen said in a statement. “He was part of the Broncos’ family and will be greatly missed by our organization. My most heartfelt condolences go out to Kenny’s family and friends.”

Broncos coach Josh McDaniels added:

“Kenny had a promising future on the football field, but more importantly, he was a great teammate whose smile and personality could light up the room. This is a tragic loss for our football team, and his family is in all of our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”