Former Bears Defensive Lineman Bryan Robinson Dead at 41

UPDATE: According to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner has ruled the death of the former Chicago Bears player as undetermined. 

Robinson is best known for blocking a game-winning Ryan Longwell field goal and clinching a win for the bears at Lambeau Field back in 1999.

This was less than a week after Bear legend Walter Payton had died.

A Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s report shows Robinson checked into the Midpoint Motel on Appleton Avenue last Saturday morning with another man.

Motel staff told investigators Robinson was a regular.

Robinson rented the room for six hours and when he didn't check out on time employees went into the room and found Robinson dead.

The report shows investigators found marijuana, nearly full bottle of liquor, and an empty bottle of Jungle Juice Plus.

According to an online search, Jungle Juice Plus is marketed as an air odorizer.

It is also used as a drug, inhaled to relax muscles for sex.

The Milwaukee Police Department says it is investigating Robinson's death, but say there are not obvious signs of trauma and nothing suspicious was found.


ORIGINAL: Former Chicago Bear, Bryan Robinson was found dead Saturday in a Milwaukee Hotel.  In a news release, the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office said it is investigating the death of the 41-year-old Robinson.  According to the release, Robinson was pronounced dead on June 11, around 10:15 PM at the Midpoint Hotel on West Appleton Avenue.  An autopsy to determine the cause of death is being performed this morning.

Robinson, a free agent out of Fresno State, played 14 years in the NFL, He played six seasons with the Chicago Bears.  He also played for the Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals, Miami Dolphins and St. Louis Rams. 

Most recently, Robinson lived in Gurnee, Illinois.

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