Wetnight passes away after battle with cancer

Ryan Wetnight JONATHAN ANDRADE/Acorn Newspapers

Ryan Wetnight, a Grace Brethren High football assistant coach and former NFL player, lost his battle with stomach cancer on May 1. He was 49 years old.

Wetnight is survived by his wife, Stacey, and middle-school-aged sons Scott and Zach.

An undrafted free agent out of Stanford, Wetnight spent seven of his eight NFL seasons playing tight end for the Chicago Bears, snagging 175 receptions for 1,542 yards and nine touchdowns in his pro career...

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