Former NFL Player Chris Draft Loses His Wife Keasha Rutledge Draft to Cancer 1 month after Wedding


I know I can be a bit cynical when it comes to Athletes and their marriages, but this simply breaks my heart. I don’t know how anyone can read this story and not be sad.

I feel so badly for Chris Draft, no one should have to deal with this.

The fairytale came to an end Tuesday–one month to the day of their wedding–as Keasha Rutledge Draft lost her battle with cancer, a longtime friend of Chris’ has confirmed to

Chris’ friends are also asking everyone to send prayers to the families as they navigate this difficult time.

Thoughts and prayers go out to their family and friends.

If you have the means please donate to cancer research because it truly affects everyone in our society.


  1. May God contiune to blessed the Draft family and the Rutledge our sister is in a better place. No more pain Keasha will not return she’s @ home now. God Bless Everyone.

  2. My thoughts and prayers go out to the families. I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and keep you during your very precious loss. Just by looking at the Video Keasha seem like she was a beauiful person. She is an Angel with Angels.

  3. In times of sorrow; I like to use this Bible verse as a measure of comfort as taken from the book of Revelations: 4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

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