Darryl Drake

This is a 2017 photo of Darryl Drake of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team. (AP Photo)

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5)-- A former Arizona Cardinals wide receivers coach has died.

Darryl Drake, who recently served as the wide receivers coach with the Pittsburgh Steelers died Sunday at the age of 62, the team said in a statement

Drake was the wide receivers coach for the Arizona Cardinals from 2013 to 2017 under then-head coach Bruce Arians. 

"Our hearts go out to the family and loved ones of Darryl Drake," Cardinals said in a statement Sunday.

"It is impossible to overstate his impact on the game in nearly four decades as a coach in college and the NFL. Today, the entire football community mourns his loss." 

The cause of his death is unknown at this time. 

Stay with Arizona's Family for more on this developing story. 

 


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