Tony Siragusa, former NFL player and sideline reporter, dies at age 55

Tony Siragusa, former NFL player and sideline reporter, dies at age 55

Tony Siragusa, the charismatic defensive tackle who helped lead a stout Baltimore defense to a Super Bowl title, has died. He was 55. The Baltimore Ravens, for which Siragusa played five seasons, said Siragusa died "unexpectedly" Wednesday morning. A cause of death was not immediately given. "This is a really sad day," Siragusa's broadcast agent, Jim Ornstein, told The Associated Press. "Tony was way more than my client, he was family. My heart goes out to Tony's loved ones." Siragusa, known as "the Goose," played seven seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and five with the Ravens. Baltimore's 2000 team won the Super Bowl behind a defense that included Siragusa, Ray Lewis and Sam Adams. "This is a tough one. I love Goose like a brother," Lewis said Wednesday in a …
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