Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Jaylon Ferguson Dead at 26
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson has sadly passed away at 26 years old, the team announced Wednesday morning.
"We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson," the club said in a statement. "He was a kind, respectful young man with a big smile and infectious personality. We express our heartfelt condolences to Jaylon's family and friends as we mourn a life lost much too soon."
Baltimore police found an unresponsive Ferguson being treated by medics, a Baltimore police spokesperson confirmed to NFL.com. Ferguson never regained consciousness and was pronounced dead on the scene by the medics. Neither violence nor foul play is suspected at this time, Baltimore police added.
"It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the unexpected passing of our beloved Jaylon Ferguson," Ferguson's family said in a statement on Thursday. "Jaylon was a loving father, son, brother, fiancé and an exceptional athlete. His kindness, big heart and infectious personality will be missed by so many, but his legacy will continue. We wholeheartedly appreciate the calls, text and post of support from his many friends and fans upon learning of this tragedy."
"It's with great sadness that we announce the passing of Baltimore Ravens LB Jaylon Ferguson," Ferguson's agent Safarrah Lawson said in a statement. "The family asks for your prayers and privacy during this trying time."