Ravens LB Died At 26 | What Happened to Jaylon Ferguson
RadarTimikaOnline – Ravens LB Died At 26 | What Happened to Jaylon Ferguson . NFL fans received some shocking news on June 22, 2022, when the Baltimore Ravens announced that Jaylon Ferguson had died the day before at the age of 26.
Ferguson is one of many football stars who passed away long before their time. What led to his tragic death?
Who was Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson?
Ferguson played three seasons with the Ravens, whom he selected in the third round of the NFL Draft from Louisiana Tech. He started 10 games with Baltimore and saw playing time in an additional 28 games.
In that relatively short period, he was credited with four and a half sacks and 67 tackles.
Ferguson’s colleagues were understandably saddened by the news. Defensive lineman Calais Campbell said NFL.com, ” Jaylon was a great guy to be around. He usually had a big smile on his face and was perking up the room with a joke. He was just a wonderful, fun guy. He will be missed.”
Fellow linebacker Teos Bowser added: “his positive energy, encouragement and belief in me helped me shape the player and the man I am today. It will be missed but never forgotten.”
“We’ve lost a good idea,” the NFL Players Association tweeted. “Sending all love and support to Jaylen’s family and friends at this time.”
You can also read the full official statement from the Crows below.
What is the cause of Gaylon Ferguson’s death?
As of Wednesday, June 22, 2022, the cause of Jaylon Ferguson’s death has not been publicly announced by the Baltimore Ravens or local authorities.
However, NFL.com the Baltimore Police Department is quoted as saying that no signs of trauma were found and there was no indication of foul play, so this is not a suspicious death. However, a spokesman for BPD said that an overdose is considered a possibility.
Ferguson was found unresponsive at his Baltimore home late Tuesday evening at 11: 25 p.m. Eastern Time. While being treated by paramedics, he never regained consciousness and was eventually pronounced dead at the scene.
With the news continuing recently, it will probably take days or weeks before a confirmed cause of death is determined.
ESPN stated that Ferguson had dropped a “great deal of weight” while preparing for his fourth NFL season, calling him “in the best shape of his career.”
Gaylon left behind Ermi’s fiancee and three children.
Jaylon’s death was mourned in a series of social media posts by his fiancee ermie Donnie Smith, with whom he shared three children — Greya, Jess, and Demi, all under the age of 5.
“Never in a million years did I think I would say RIP you,” Donnie wrote in an Instagram story on June 22. My soul hurts a very bad child. I know I’m dreaming Baby please please watch more of us!”
In another, she vowed to continue his legacy, adding that “I have our children, Thank you for giving me yours. I’ll take you forever with me through them!”
Donnie’s posts come just two days after she shared a beautiful throwback to Gillon and herself while pregnant in honor of Father’s day.
Our deepest condolences go out to Jaylon’s family, loved ones, fans and all those affected by this loss.