We have some very sad news to pass along this morning as a former NFL running back has passed away. According to a report from Adam Schefter of ESPN, Denver Broncos‘ Super Bowl-winning RB Ronnie Hillman has died at the age of 31. Hillman's family posted on Instagram that Hillman died on Wednesday after a battle with liver cancer.
Former Broncos RB Ronnie Hillman dies at 31
From Hillman's Instagram page:
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved son, brother & father, Ronnie K Hillman Jr.
Ronnie quietly and peacefully transitioned today in the company of his family and close friends.
We as the family, appreciate the prayers and kind words that have already been expressed. We ask
that you would give us time to process our feelings as we prepare to lay our precious RJ to rest.
More information will be forthcoming.