Former Jets defensive lineman Barry Bennett and his wife were reportedly found dead Wednesday in their Long Prairie, Minn. home after a friend went to the home for a welfare check.
Authorities are reportedly are investigating if they died under "suspicious circumstances."
A Todd County sheiff said authorities are seeking a 22-year-old man in connection with the case.
Bennett, 63, played for the New York Jets from 1982-1988 during his 11-year career. He played in 132 games, amassing 18.5 career sacks as a defensive tackle/end. Bennett's best season was in 1985, when he started all 16 games for the Jets and finished the season with 7.5 sacks.