His cause of death was determined to be multiple blunt force injuries, dice il rapporto.
An investigator also spoke with the head of security for the Steelers who said Haskins was training with his teammates all day and then went to dinner with the team, secondo il rapporto. After dinner, the security head said Haskins and a friend went to a club where “they drank heavily.”
“On behalf of Dwayne’s wife, la sua famiglia, and his memory, and on behalf of the truth, we respectfully request and pray for privacy, for patience, and for the public to withhold any judgment during this period while the law enforcement authorities continue to investigate and conduct their important work,” a statement released on behalf of Haskins’ moglie, Kalabrya Haskins, by attorney Rick Ellsley said.
The Steelers told CNN Monday night they were aware of the medical report but had no further comment at this time.
Prima della sua morte, Haskins was poised to enter his fourth year with the NFL after re-signing with the Steelers for one year.
The third-string quarterback rose to prominence at Ohio State
, where he set OSU and Big Ten Conference records as a redshirt sophomore in
2018. Lui finished third in voting for that season’s Heisman Trophy
, awarded to college football’s most outstanding player
Haskins was selected by Washington in the 2019 NFL Draft and was released by the team in December 2020 towards the end of his second season.
Lo era allora picked up by the Steelers
a gennaio 2021, though he never entered a regular-season game for the team
The player’s sudden death drew statements of shock and devastation from around the league.
“I am devastated and at a loss for words with the unfortunate passing of Dwayne Haskins,” Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said in a statement released by the team after his death.
“He quickly became part of our Steelers family upon his arrival in Pittsburgh and was one of our hardest workers, both on the field and in our community,” Tomlin said. “Dwayne was a great teammate, but even more so a tremendous friend to so many. I am truly heartbroken.”