Former NFL defensive lineman Tony Siragusa died Wednesday at the age of 55.
His former teammate, Shannon Sharpe, took to social media to pay his respects.
Sharpe, who played with Siragusa on the 2000 Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens, posted a heartfelt Twitter message reacting to Siragusa’s deathg.
“I’m heartbroken,” Sharpe said in his video message. “To say this is unexpected would be an understatement of 2022 for me.
I’m heartbroken for his family, his wife, his kids, his immediate family, any fans and friends that’s been impacted.”
Siragusa played for the Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens in his 12 NFL seasons.
He played a key role on defense during Baltimore’s 2000 Super Bowl victory.
After retiring in 2001, Siragusa became an NFL sideline broadcaster at FOX, and even had a brief appearance in “The Sopranos.”