Tony Siragusa, the charismatic defensive tackle who assisted guide a stout Baltimore defense to a Tremendous Bowl title, has died. He was 55.
Siragusa’s broadcast agent, Jim Ornstein, verified the demise Wednesday. The cause of death was not quickly accessible.
“This is a really sad day,” he claimed. “Tony was way additional than my client, he was relatives. My heart goes out to Tony’s beloved types.”
Siragusa, acknowledged as “the Goose,” performed 7 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and five with the Ravens. Baltimore’s 2000 group won the Super Bowl driving a defense that included Siragusa, Ray Lewis and Sam Adams.
Siragusa was well-known with fans because of his entertaining-loving temperament, which also aided him changeover rapidly to broadcasting just after his taking part in vocation.
Siragusa came to Baltimore as a cost-free agent in 1997 and teamed up with Adams to sort an imposing defensive deal with tandem. In the Ravens’ 2000 championship period, the 6-foot-3, 340-pound Siragusa was sixth amid Baltimore defenders with 75 tackles.
He finished his profession with 22 sacks.
The news of Siragusa’s demise came on what was currently a tragic day for the Ravens. The demise of Jaylon Ferguson, a linebacker for Baltimore, at age 26 was introduced before in the day.
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