Former Dallas Cowboys operating again Marion Barber III has died at 38.
He used to be discovered unresponsive when police have been known as to make a welfare test at his condo in Frisco, Texas, on Wednesday, CBS DFW reported. Police stated there have been no evident indicators of foul play.
“We’re heartbroken by way of the tragic dying of Marion Barber III. Marion used to be an old-school, hard-nosed soccer participant who ran with the need to win each and every down,” the Cowboys stated in a remark.
“He had a zeal for the sport and love for his coaches and teammates. Our hearts pass out to Marion’s friends and family throughout this tough time.”
Barber performed for the NFL workforce for 6 seasons from 2005 to 2010 and made the Professional Bowl in his 3rd season. He performed his ultimate season with the Chicago Bears in 2011. He completed his profession with 4,780 speeding yards and 53 speeding touchdowns, NBC Sports activities reported.
The NFL and Chicago Bears additionally issued statements:
Tributes to Barber flowed in from sports activities commentators, lovers and previous teammates.
“An excessive amount of to digest, such a lot [to] say… That is actual lifestyles, it may be any people. We’d like each and every different, we’d like cohesion… RIP Marion Barber would possibly God leisure your soul,” former Cowboys extensive receiver Dez Bryant tweeted.
RJ Ochoa, a manufacturer who creates content material in regards to the Cowboys, stated Barber used to be “such an under-appreciated participant when he performed.”
“He used to be antique NFL. A cherished Cowboy by way of near to each and every fan. Would possibly he Leisure In Peace.”
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