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Ravens Legend Tony Siragusa Dies at 55



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Baltimore Ravens legendary defensive tackle Tony Siragusa, who spent five incredible seasons with the franchise from 1997-200 and helped the Ravens win the Super Bowl in 2000, died at age 55, according to his former Baltimore Ravens teammate, Jamal Lewis, via TMZ Sports.

“It’s a sad day to be a Raven I must say,” Lewis said, via TMZ. Indianapolis Colts owne Jim Irsay added: “The Goose, Tony Siragusa has passed away at 55.. I’m heart broken as is all of Colts Nation.”

The cause of death for Siragusa has not yet been revealed.

Siragus entered the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 1990 and took over starting duties in 1992. He went on to sign with the Baltimore Ravens in 1997 and was a key cog in their legendary defensive unit that helped them capture the Lombardi trophy at Super Bowl XXXV.

Siragusa ended his career with 22 sacks and 564 combined tackles, and then went on to become a sideline reporter and analyst for FOX. Siragusa also hosted a number of television shows following his retirement, including “Man Caves”

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