Otis Taylor was a former American football player who played as a wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL) from 1965 to 1975.
He was born on August 11, 1942, in Houston, Texas, and attended Prairie View A&M University.
During his NFL career, Taylor was known for his size, speed, and ability to make big plays. He was a key member of the Chiefs’ offense during their Super Bowl-winning season in 1969 and was named to the Pro Bowl three times.
He was also named First-Team All-Pro twice and Second-Team All-Pro once.
Taylor retired after the 1975 season with 7,306 receiving yards, 57 receiving touchdowns, and a career average of 17.5 yards per catch.
He was inducted into the Chiefs’ Hall of Fame in 1984 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1994.
Otis Taylor, a long-time Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver, died on March 10, 2023, at the age of 80.
Where Will Otis Taylor Be Buried? Cause Of Death, Burial Venue, Burial Date
The funeral and burial of Otis Taylor will take place very soon, and we’ll keep you updated on the day, hour, and location.
However, as of right now, nothing has been made public about it, and the family is still in the morning mood.
Cause Of Death
Former Chiefs wide receiver Otis Taylor, a three-time Pro Bowler and two-time first-team All-Pro, died Friday at age 80, according to multiple reports. Kansas City Star columnist Vahe Gregorian said he confirmed Taylor’s death with a family friend.
In 1969, Taylor began experiencing seizures. In 1990, he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease dementia, which eroded his health over the following decades, until he was bedbound and largely incommunicative in his last years.
His family filed a lawsuit against the NFL in 2012, believing that his medical conditions were caused by injuries he received during his playing career. He died on March 9, 2023, at the age of 80.