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    Sad news, Andy Reid's son Garrett found dead

    No details yet, sad news indeed.

    My prayers out to the Reid family.


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    I just saw this, terrible news!

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    Thats terrible

    Probably not Steelers news though.
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    Garrett Reid, the oldest son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid, was found dead Sunday morning in his room at the club's training camp at Lehigh University. He was 29.

    The police chief at Lehigh, Edward Shupp, said a 911 call was made at 7:20 a.m., and that Garrett Reid was deceased upon a policeman's arrival at the campus dormitory.
    ''There were no suspicious activities,'' Shupp said.

    The Eagles practiced after gathering for a team prayer, but Andy Reid was not present. Assistants Marty Mornhinweg and Juan Castillo ran the team's walkthrough, and will oversee the Eagles until Reid returns.

    The afternoon session Sunday was to go on. However, owner Jeffery Lurie canceled his annual state of the team address that was scheduled for 1 p.m.

    ''This news is heartbreaking for everyone in the Eagles family,'' Lurie said in a statement. ''Our hearts go out to Andy, his wife, Tammy, and their children.''
    No cause of death had been determined.

    ''What I can tell you is this morning we were contacted by the Lehigh campus police department and (were) requested to respond for the discovery of a deceased male,'' said Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek. ''We are conducting an investigation with the cooperation of the Lehigh campus police department and I personally pronounced Mr. Reid deceased at the scene.''

    Garrett and his younger brother, Britt, each had drug problems in the past.

    http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/A...ng-camp-080512

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    Quote Originally Posted by JensK View Post
    Thats terrible

    Probably not Steelers news though.
    Life and death trumps sports, my friend. I felt the need to show respect.

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    I think I speak for all the Steeler Addicts when I say that his family is in our prayers and we send our deepest condolences.
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    His son bragged about being a drug dealer in the hood, after all the trouble he was in he was hired by the Eagles because his dad worked for em, must be nice, RG is such a hypocrite...http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/A...ng-camp-080512

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    I lost my son years ago,my prayers and thoughts go out to the Reid family and friends.

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    Out living your children may be on of the saddest things I have ever heard.

    I send my thoughts and prayers to all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChucktownSteeler View Post
    Life and death trumps sports, my friend. I felt the need to show respect.

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    Oh I agree completely. As I said, this is terrible! A parent should never have to live through stuff like this. I was merely pointing out that we had a forum section which was more suitable for the topic.
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