Ravens Legend Tony Siragusa’s Cause Of Death

Ravens Legend Tony Siragusa’s Cause Of Death

Baltimore Ravens legend Tony Siragusa died at the age of 55 on Wednesday.

Siragusa was a successful NFL defensive tackle and prominent broadcaster who captivated football fans in an assortment of ways for many decades.

The news of his untimely death was originally broken in a series of tweets by Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay.

The two tweets largely speak for themselves:

Immediately after news of Siragusa’s passing emerged, folks began to speculate about cause of death. While details regarding what specifically happened remain scarce, a few things are known.

First and foremost, according to NFL insider Aaron Wilson, Siragusa died in his sleep.

Shortly thereafter, an old clip of Siragusa emerged where he discussed his father’s premature passing of a heart attack at age 48.

“I was 21 when my dad passed,” he said at the time.

“Every day since then, it’s just the best day ever. It doesn’t really matter. If I die tomorrow, I told my wife put a smile on my face and put a little Sinatra on.”

Between Siragusa’s family history, weight and the fact that no foul play is suspected at the moment – the potential causes of death are fairly straightforward.

An official confirmation will likely come soon.

This has been a tragic year for the NFL in general. Beloved personalities like Siragusa have been lost. Young stars and their girlfriends have perished in horrific fashion. Fathers have been ripped from their families by heartbreaking misfortunes. It has been awful.

And this is just the latest blow.

Siragusa was an icon both on and off the field and his storied legacy will undoubtedly stand the test of time.

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Anthony Amador

A graduate from the University of Texas, Anthony Amador has been credentialed to cover the Houston Texans, Dallas Cowboys, San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks and high school games all over the Lone Star State. Currently, his primary beats are the NBA, MLB, NFL and UFC.
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