Tony Siragusa death: Ex-NFL great was reportedly receiving CPR as police were called
Tony Siragusa, a former NFL defensive lineman, died Wednesday at a home in New Jersey.
Siragusa was later pronounced dead at the home.
Jim Ornstein, the former NFL player’s broadcast agent, confirmed Siragusa's death.
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Siragusa, who was affectionately known as "Goose," entered the NFL in 1990 as an undrafted free agent when he signed with the Colts.
He, alongside players like Ray Lewis, Jamal Lewis, Rod Woodson and Jamie Sharper defeated the New York Giants in the 2001 Super Bowl.
TONY SIRAGUSA, SUPER BOWL CHAMPION DEFENSIVE LINEMAN, DEAD AT 55"On the field, he was the ultimate competitor who brought out the best in all of us.
We were all so blessed that God gave us that time together celebrating our 2000 team a few weeks ago.
"To the Siragusa family: We have lost a great man, but God has gained a great angel.
Ravens team owner Steve Bisciotti added: "This is a tremendously sad day for the Baltimore Ravens.
We appreciate everyone who has expressed an outpouring of support for our players, coaches and staff."
"Goose was a natural in his ability to relate the sport and its players to fans everywhere."