Former Broncos cornerback/kick returner Goldie Sellers dies at 78

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Former Denver Broncos cornerback/kick returner Goldie Sellers died Saturday night of difficulties from most cancers, his loved ones declared. He was 78.

Sellers played two seasons for the Broncos (1966-67) and was traded by then-Broncos mentor Lou Saban to the Kansas City Chiefs, wherever he played for two a lot more seasons, such as the Chiefs’ gain in Tremendous Bowl IV.

His participating in career finished with a leg harm in advance of the 1970 period.

Sellers, who played at Grambling under legendary mentor Eddie Robinson, was an eighth-spherical pick by the Broncos in the American Soccer League draft in 1996 (he was a 20th-spherical pick by the Chicago Bears in the NFL draft that yr) and played in fourteen games as a rookie.

He intercepted 13 passes in his 4 seasons mixed, such as 7 in 1967, pressured 7 fumbles and led the AFL in

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