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Super Bowl Champion Defensive Back Passed Away Saturday Night

A general view of the fans at a Denver Broncos game.

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 4: A general view as the Denver Broncos offense lines up against the Houston Texans at Broncos Stadium at Mile High on November 4, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

A former NFL defensive back and Super Bowl champion passed away on Saturday evening.

Goldie Sellers, who played for the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs, died over the weekend. The former cornerback passed away from complications from cancer.

The former NFL defensive back starred collegiately at Grambling State. He was a 20th round pick in the 1966 NFL Draft.

Sellers played in Denver from 1966-67. He then played in Kansas City from 1968-69 and was a member of the Chiefs' Super Bowl IV-winning team.

Sellers returned two kicks for touchdowns during his time with the Broncos. A leg injury ended his career following the 1969 season.

"The Denver Broncos are saddened to have been informed by the Sellers family that former cornerback Goldie Sellers passed away Saturday night following a battle with cancer," Denver announced.

Rest in peace, Goldie.