Former NFL Star Tony Siragusa Dies At The Age Of 55

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NFL legend Tony Siragusa has died.

The former star defensive lineman for the Colts and Ravens passed away at the age of 55, according to a Wednesday afternoon report from ESPN. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

No cause of death was given.

In response to his passing at a relatively young age, Colts owner Jim Irsay tweeted, “In Greece,they would ask 1 question at the end of one’s life; Did He Have Passion? In Tony’s case..Yes He Did!!”

This is obviously an incredibly sad situation. While being 55 isn’t exactly a young age, it’s definitely young enough where dying is very surprising.

It’s beyond sad that he’s gone, especially for his family and friends.

Siragusa was a hell of a player on the field, he was a force to be reckoned with when it came to teams trying to block him and he earned a Super Bowl ring before his career was over.

Then, he also had some off-the-field success in media and entertainment, including appearing in “The Sopranos.”

Now, at the age of 55, he’s passed onto the other side. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this very sad time.