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Eagles release statement on Garrett Reid's death

Sunday, August 05, 2012

The Philadelphia Eagles released the following statement regarding the death of Garrett Reid, son of Coach Andy Reid:

The Philadelphia Eagles are sad to announce that Garrett Reid, the oldest son of head coach Andy Reid, has died. Garrett Reid, 29, had been attending Eagles training camp with his father and was found in his room this morning.

Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and defensive coordinator Juan Castillo oversaw the team's walk-through this morning, and will oversee the team until Reid's return.

"This news is heartbreaking for everyone in the Eagles family. Our hearts go out to Andy, his wife, Tammy, and their children," said Eagles Chairman/CEO Jeffrey Lurie.

The team will share further updates as information becomes available.

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