Charles Johnson, who was 50-year-old passed away.
A previous first-round NFL draft pick who triumphed in a Super Bowl with the New England Patriots in 2001 is no more with us.
Johnson’s death cause is yet unknown. He served as an assistant athletic chief at Heritage High School in Wake Forest, North Carolina.
The Pittsburgh Steelers chose Johnson with the No. 17 selected in the 1994 draft from Colorado. Besides, he would later be brought together with his school partner Kordell Stewart for a couple of seasons.
In addition, Johnson played for the Steelers from 1994 to 1998. He had 247 gets for 3,400 yards and 15 scores.
He had a breakout season in 1996 when he got 60 passes for 1,008 with three scores. He had seven touchdowns in 1998.
He joined the Philadelphia Eagles in 1999 and played two seasons for them. He had 90 catches for 1,056 yards and eight touchdowns.
He was a solid player for Donovan McNabb during his initial two seasons. In addition, he ended up his career with 354catches for 4,606 yards and 24 touchdowns.
Johnson joined the Patriots in 2001 and won a Super Bowl with the group. Simultaneously Tom Brady was making his rise in the NFL.
He last played for the Buffalo Bills in 2002, preceding moving back from the game.
His demise is startling for fans and relatives—such a big casualty to the sporting realm.