Tony Siragusa died at the age of 55 on Wednesday, June 22. He was the NFL defensive tackle who became one of the game’s biggest players and personalities. The cause of his death was not immediately available.
He was affectionately known as “Goose,”, He played the role of Frankie Cortese on The Sopranos in 2004 and made a guest appearance as himself in 2011 on the series Cubed.
Nicknamed “The Goose”, Tony Siragusa graduated from Pittsburgh and then went on to play 12 full seasons in the NFL as a defensive nose tackle. After completing 7 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, he joined the Baltimore Ravens for his remaining 5 seasons, which included winning a Super Bowl during the Ravens’ 2000 Championship season. As well as delivering NFL commentary during pre-game and post-game shows, he has appeared in Spike Lee’s 25th Hour
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends!