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Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Keith McCants dead at 53

Sheriff's office says it appears to be a drug overdose
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Posted at 3:48 PM, Sep 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-02 23:18:43-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Keith McCants was found dead Thursday.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said they went to his home in St. Pete and found the 53-year-old dead. They said it appears to be a drug overdose.

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Back in March, McCants said he was making a comeback with the help of a St. Pete Mayoral Candidate Robert Blackmon.

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Robert Blackmon released a statement on McCant's death.

The sheriff's office said an investigation into the death is ongoing.