Just absolutely gut-wrenching news in the NFL world.
On Wednesday, it was reported that former Baltimore Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro passed away at the age of 28-years-old.
A family member stated he had a heart attack.
York County Va Sheriff confirms that former Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro died tonight. They would not provide a cause of death, but a family member says it was a heart attack. Taliaferro was 28 years old and played for the Ravens from 2014-17. pic.twitter.com/YvAOIqdRlT
— Bruce Cunningham (@Bruce45Sports) December 17, 2020
Rest easy Lorenzo Taliaferro 🙏🏾 way too soon 😞
— Todd Washington (@twashington757) December 17, 2020
Former Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro has reportedly passed away. People have nothing but glowing things to say about him
Gone way too soon. Rest in peace pic.twitter.com/DD89VkRlM7
— Kevin Oestreicher (@koestreicher34) December 17, 2020
— NBA YoungBoy stan account (@juscallmekitty) December 17, 2020
rip lorenzo taliaferro. gone way too soon. fly high raven🙏🏽💜 pic.twitter.com/plMZ1W5Kch
— zack🕊 (@_YSLZ) December 17, 2020
Taliaferro played in 19 career games, racking up 339 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns.
Taliaferro signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League for the 2018 season. He played on defense, and received no offensive touches during the preseason. He would soon be released.