The year 2021 has been extremely difficult on professional athletes, as it seems like this year more than ever there have been athletes dying left and right. Whether it be the MLB, NFL, NBA or NHL, it seems every couple of days either a present or past athlete has died.
Unfortunately, the latest news in deceased players comes from the Raiders organization. While this one definitely flew under the radar, it was announced last month that former Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Knapp passed away tragically in a bicycle accident.
In other Raiders news, current head coach Jon Gruden commented on the Raiders decision to make sure all people that attend games show proof of vaccination. See what he had to say below: