According to reports, former Detroit Lions‘ defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham passed away on Saturday following a battle with cancer. He was 72.
Former Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham passed away Saturday after a battle with cancer https://t.co/AoOwYMduMU
— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) May 13, 2019
Cunningham was the Lions DC under head coach Jim Schwartz from 2009-2013.
Cunningham’s family and friends are in our prayers.
The Detroit Lions released the following statement regarding Cunningham’s passing.
Statement from the Detroit Lions on the passing of Gunther Cunningham pic.twitter.com/Flky2p2K9q
— Detroit Lions (@Lions) May 13, 2019