Former Arizona Cardinals player found dead in Milwaukee motel

Posted at 7:59 AM, Jun 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-13 12:52:00-04

Former Arizona Cardinals player Bryan Robinson was found dead in a Milwaukee motel room late Saturday.

Robinson was 41. He was found in a room at the Midpoint Motel on W. Appleton Ave. on the city's northwest side. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office said they're investigating it as a "sudden death," but there were no obvious signs of trauma or foul play. 

The defensive lineman spent six season with the Bears, from 1998-2003. He also had stints with the St. Louis Rams, Miami Dolphins, Cincinnati Bengals, and was a part of the Arizona Cardinals' Super Bowl team in 2010.

The Chicago Tribune's Bears reporter, Brad Biggs, notes Robinson is perhaps best remembered for the "Walter Payton game" in November of 1999, when Robinson blocked Green Bay Packers kicker Ryan Longwell's field goal attempt to win the game, snapping a 10-game losing streak to the Packers.

Autopsy and toxicology reports for Robinson are pending.