Recent Untimely Deaths of NFL Players

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  • Steve McNair
  • Marquis Cooper, Corey Smith and William Bleakley
  • Sean Taylor
  • Damien Nash
  • Darrent Williams
  • Jovan Belcher
  • O.J. Murdock
  • Junior Seau
  • Ray Easterling
  • Dave Duerson
  • Kenny McKinley
  • Chris Henry

Darrent Williams

In the early hours of New Year's Day 2007, Denver cornerback Darrent Williams, 24, died after being shot following a confrontation between Broncos players and gang members at a nightclub.

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