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Arizona Cardinals defensive back Jeff Gladney dies in crash

Arizona Cardinals defensive back Jeff Gladney dies in crash

FILE – Minnesota Vikings cornerback Jeff Gladney performs for the duration of the next 50 % of an NFL football activity versus the Detroit Lions, Jan. 3, 2021, in Detroit. Gladney, a defensive back for the Arizona Cardinals, has died in a motor vehicle crash in Dallas. He was 25. Gladney’s death was verified by the Cardinals and his agent, Brian Overstreet. Gladney played at TCU and was a 2020 first-round draft decide of the Vikings. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

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Jeff Gladney, a defensive back again for the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals, died Monday in a auto crash in Dallas. He was 25.

Gladney’s death was verified by the Cardinals and his agent.

“We are devastated to understand of Jeff Gladney’s passing. Our hearts go out to his spouse and children, close friends and all who are mourning this remarkable decline,” the crew said.

The crash occurred on the support road of Woodall Rodgers Freeway in Dallas, KTVT-Tv set noted. One more individual also died.

The Dallas County sheriff’s office stated no one particular was out there on the Memorial Day holiday to converse about the crash.

Gladney played at TCU in advance of turning into a 2020 first-round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings. He performed in 16 game titles that yr but was introduced in advance of the 2021 year, when he was charged with assaulting a woman.

Gladney was found not responsible in Dallas County, Texas, in March and was subsequently signed by the Cardinals. He participated in workforce drills last 7 days.

“We are asking prayers for the relatives and privateness at this most challenging time,” agent Brian Overstreet said.

The NFL stated Gladney’s dying was a “tragic reduction.”