Former NFL Kicker Rob Bironas Dies, 3 Months After Wedding

According to Police, Rob's SUV skid off the road, a mile near his Nashville home on Saturday

Saturday night was a gloomy day for Rachel Bradshaw Bironas at the lose of her husband of barely three months

According to Police, Bironas, 36 lost control on a curve in his 2009 GMC Yukon Denali and crashed near midnight, less than a mile from his Nashville home.

Rob was driving home in his SUV where he had hoped he would be in the arms of his wife Rachael, but instead had a police chaplain console her after the crash.

The report further states that his SUV was speeding when it went off the road and hit a line of trees before coming to a stop upside down in a culvert.

Bironas was confirmed dead at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he was taken, there was no trace of drug or alcohol to the accident

Titans, Bironas’ former club released a statement of condolence to the player’s family:

Rob was let go by the club in March, 3 months  before his wedding to daughter of Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw

Bironas was the fourth most-accurate kicker in NFL history, connecting on 85.7% of his kicks (239 of 279). Only David Akers made more field goals (247) between 2005 and 2013 than Bironas. For kickers with 100 or more field goals since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, Bironas ranked third making 75.2% of his kicks from 40 yards or longer (94 of 125).

He finished as the Titans’ second all-time leading scorer with 1,032 points, and he set a franchise record scoring triple digits in seven straight seasons. He also set an NFL record in 2011 in hitting a field goal from at least 40 yards in 10 consecutive games.


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