One of the most important football players has died.

Paul Duncan, who briefly joined the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent, passed away July 16 at the age of 35. He was married to, Ellen Duncan, confirmed his death in an Instagram post later that day. 

Paul, who was running in her neighborhood on Friday 15th July, went into cardiac arrest,” she wrote. Today he was declared brain dead. 

Ellen said, “We will undergo a medical exam to determine the cause of his death.” The body of the deceased will be donated for organ donation and medical research. The message was concluded by her thanking everyone who had supported her “prayers”