Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie addressed the media Sunday afternoon, and said head coach Andy Reid would be back sooner than most people might think.
“I expect Andy to be coaching this week,” said Lurie. “I know he feels that way, and he is very, very focused both on his family and his profession.”
The Eagles owner addressed the team for approximately three minutes prior to Sunday’s afternoon practice, this on the day it was learned that Reid’s oldest son, Garrett, had died.… Read More
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell issued the following statement following the death of Andy Reid‘s oldest son, Garrett:
“We are deeply saddened by the news about Garrett Reid. Our thoughts and prayers are with Andy, Tammy and their family. We will support them and the Eagles in any way we can through this difficult time.”
Here are the statements, in full, from Eagles general manager Howie Roseman, Lehigh University chief of police Edward Shupp and Northampton County coroner Zachary Lysek.
Andy Reid and his wife, Tammy, spoke about their sons and their family in an exclusive Philadelphia Magazine interview published in January of 2008.
The Eagles will hold their scheduled 2:45 practice this afternoon.
Tragic news came down Sunday morning when it announced that Andy Reid‘s oldest son, Garrett, was found dead at training camp. The decision has been made to continue on with the structure of training camp as the organization mourns the loss of one of its own.… Read More
Michael Vick and others took to Twitter to react to the death of Garrett Reid, son of Eagles head coach Andy Reid. Here’s a roundup.
Andy Reid’s son, Garrett, was found dead at training camp, Howie Roseman announced Sunday morning.
He was 29-years-old.
Lehigh University chief of police Edward Shupp said a 9-1-1 call was placed at 7:20 Sunday morning from Sayre Park dormitories. Garrett Reid was deceased upon the officer’s arrival.