Dwayne Haskins tragically dies at 24: NFL players and coaches mourn QB, offer condolences on Twitter

NFL quarterback Dwayne Haskins tragically passed away early Saturday morning after being hit by a vehicle on an interstate in Florida. 

The fatal accident occurred around 6:37 a.m. ET, and as news started to trickle out about what happened, it left the NFL world in shock. Dozens of players from around the league jumped on Twitter throughout the day Saturday to share their thoughts, memories, prayers and condolences for Haskins, who was just 24 years old. 

Joe Burrow was one of several quarterbacks who expressed his feelings on Twitter. Burrow and Haskins were teammates at Ohio State in 2017. 

Haskins beat Burrow out for the starting QB job at Ohio State heading into the 2018 season, which led to Burrow’s decision to transfer to LSU. 

Russell Wilson, Patrick Mahomes, Kyler Murray and Tyrod Taylor were among the other NFL quarterbacks to pay their respects on Twitter. 

Haskins was in Florida this week because he was working out with some of his Steelers’ teammates. The quarterback was heading into his second season in Pittsburgh, and his loss left his teammates heartbroken.

Steelers star T.J. Watt and quarterback Mason Rudolph were among the many Pittsburgh players who shared their feelings on Twitter.  

The loss of Haskins didn’t just leave his Steelers teammates devastated, but it also left many of his former Ohio State teammates speechless and heartbroken. Colts receiver Parris Campbell spent two seasons in Columbus with Haskins. 

Rams safety Jordan Fuller also spent two years at Ohio State with Haskins. 

Saints star Michael Thomas shared a picture of himself with Haskins. The two were never teammates at OSU, but Thomas did play for the Buckeyes before Haskins’ arrival in Columbus.  

One NFL player who knew Haskins well was 49ers receiver Mohamed…


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