Pittsburgh (KDKA) — NFL legend pitman Tony Silagsa died at the age of 55, According to TMZ..
Aaron Wilson of the professional football network reported that Silagsa died during his sleep. The cause of his death is unknown at this time.
Defensive Lineman, known as “Goose,” was a prominent figure in Steel City and left his mark on the Panthers program from 1986 to 1989. He was greeted by Indianapolis Colts in 1990 and spent seven seasons with the team.
He then signed to Baltimore Ravens in 1997 and became the key piece of the legendary defensive team that won the Super Bowl XXXV.
After spending five years in Colts, Silagsa retired in 2001 and became famous as a Fox Sports broadcaster.
On Wednesday, pit coach Pat Narduzzi posted a homage to the former Panther.
“Goose,” tweeted Narduzzi. “Always bigger than life inside and outside the field. I’m a pitman forever and I’ll never forget.”
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