NFL players pay tribute to Sean Taylor nine years after his tragic death

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Former Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor was tragically killed in his Miami home on Nov. 27, 2007 — nine years ago to the day. He was just 24 years old.

His death was one of the worst tragedies the NFL has ever seen, and while he may be gone, he will never be forgotten.

On the nine-year anniversary of his passing, players flooded social media with tributes to the legendary safety.

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A photo posted by Landon Collins (@thehumble_21) on

Rest In Peace King. #SeanTaylor

A photo posted by Victor Cruz (@teamvic) on

RIP to the #GOAT Sean Taylor Lord I thank you for allowing me to do what I love to day every single day🙏🏾

A photo posted by M A D M A X (@eliharold_) on