Former Chicago Bears TE Ryan Whitney has died at the age of 49


Changed 03 May 2020, 05:48 IST

Former Chicago Bears last Ryan Wetnight

Former Chicago Bears late Ryan Whitney died Friday after battling cancer at the age of 49.

Whitnight played for the Bears from 1993-99 as an Orfract NFL free agent outside of Starford.

He has collected a total of 172 receptions at 1,522 yards, including nine touchdowns in seven seasons in Chicago.

His best promotion came in 1997, when he had 46 catches and a touchdown for 4,464 yards.

Weight Knight appeared in 10 games for the Green Bay Packers in 2000.

Wet Knight was treated for stomach cancer in 2018 and was declared cancer-free in January 2019. But doctors discovered a disabled tumor in his abdomen last September.

Then there are his wife, Stacey and sons, Scott and Zach.