The NFL pulled off a classy move Thursday night in honor of Dwayne Haskins.
The former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback was killed at the age of 24 in Florida in early April after being struck by multiple vehicles, and his death shocked and stunned fans around the world of football. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
More Tragic Details Emerge About NFL Quarterback Killed In Florida https://t.co/mArOeikM7P
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) April 22, 2022
Prior to the draft getting underway Thursday night in Las Vegas, the NFL held a moment of silence in honor of the former Ohio State star. You can watch the touching moment below.
A moment of silence for Dwayne Haskins. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/sYnFVva68K
— NFL (@NFL) April 28, 2022
I know a moment of silence isn’t much, but it does go to show how shocking Haskins’ death was at the age of 24. He should have decades of life ahead of him.
‘Passed Out’: More Tragic Details Surface About NFL QB Killed In Florida https://t.co/hpagqGXkoJ
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) April 21, 2022
Instead, it all came to a very tragic and horrific end one early morning in Florida. His death was a very unfortunate reminder that life is fragile.
At any moment, your ticket could get punched. It’s a tough thing to say or think about, but it’s true.
Dwayne Haskins’ death is a heartbreaking reminder that life is very fragile.
Also, some of the reactions to the QB’s death were APPALLING. If you’re tweeting/talking about his struggles on the field after his death, you need to put your phone down. pic.twitter.com/ZcMjPC2fWx
— David Hookstead (@dhookstead) April 11, 2022
We’ve seen a lot of great tributes to Haskins since his death, and the NFL holding a moment of silence for him before the draft was a classy gesture.
NFL Quarterback Dwayne Haskins Dead At 24 https://t.co/GcXC0Pk1iP
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) April 9, 2022
Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with Haskins’ family and friends during this difficult time.