Tributes are pouring in on-line after former NFL defensive deal with Tony Siragusa, recognized throughout his profession as “The Goose,” handed away on Wednesday.

Siragusa, 55, retired from the NFL in 2001 after enjoying 12 seasons—seven with the Indianapolis Colts and the final 5 with the Baltimore Ravens.

His demise was first confirmed by Colts proprietor Jim Irsay, who wrote on Twitter, “The Goose, Tony [Siragusa] has handed away at 55.. I am coronary heart damaged as is all of Colts Nation.”

Following the information, Twitter tributes flooded in from groups, gamers and followers alike. The National Football League Participant’s Affiliation (NFLPA) wrote, “It’s with heavy hearts that we mourn the passing of Tony Siragusa. Tony was a beloved teammate, charismatic broadcaster and Tremendous Bowl Champion. Our ideas and prayers exit to his household and associates throughout this troublesome time. #RIPGoose.”

Baltimore sportscaster Gerry Sandusky tweeted, “This is among the saddest days in Ravens historical past. The deaths of Jaylen Ferguson and Tony Siragusa on the identical day leaves each Ravens fan surprised. A participant so younger with potential, and a legend who introduced so pleasure and impression to the sector. Gone. Powerful to wrap your head round.”

Earlier at present, the Baltimore Ravens additionally introduced the demise of linebacker Jaylon Ferguson, who was 26.

It is a growing information story and will likely be up to date when extra info turns into obtainable.

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Former NFL defensive deal with Tony Siragusa handed away on Wednesday as tributes flooded Twitter. On this picture, Siragusa talks with the media previous to enjoying in and successful Tremendous Bowl XXXV at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, on January 28, 2001.
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