Andy Reid's son found dead at Eagle's training camp

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  1. Cjeremy635

    Cjeremy635 Overtraining

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    Just saw on NFL Network. They're saying he was at camp with his dad and they found him dead in his room this morning. He was 29 years old. That's all the details I have now. Sorry for not having a link.
     
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    Wow, RIP - Link
     
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    Cjeremy635 Overtraining

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    Thanks for the link Icak. With his past history of drug addiction, I wonder if he relapsed? 29 is so young.

    Prayers to the Reid family.
     
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    ESPN sure seems to be implying that
    http://espn.go.com/nfl/trainingcamp...rett-reid-found-dead-philadelphia-eagles-camp

    RIP
     
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    My thoughts and prayers go out to the Reid family. Having your child predecease you is every parent's nightmare.
     
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    This.

    Well said and echos my thoughts.
     
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    Man, I feel so bad for the Reid family. I always hated when people on the internet and on shows like ESPN would openly criticize Andy Reid as a parent and as a man for his son's actions. I grew up with a lot of kids that had great parents, but some kids are just rotten to the core until they finally decide to grow up and some never do. Sometimes the best of parents have no control over certain kids after while.

    I don't know what the case was with Reid's kid and what their family dynamic was like. Being a coach does keep you away from your family a lot though. Reid did take a leave of absence a few years back just to deal with one of his son's problems. I'm guessing this is the same kid. That has got to be awful if this happened on the team's headquarters. That will be hard to return to every day, especially right before the season starts. HOrrible news to read about all together. Prayers go out to the Reid family.
     
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    Well said Tex! Nothing really more to add to this except RIP Garrett Reid.
     
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    Very sad news indeed. Prayers extended to the Reid family and all who are affected by this tragedy.
     
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    What a nightmare to have to go through. I hope the younger brother wises up after this.
     
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    I feel for Andy Reid. He's already on the ropes & this "scoop" will probably weigh in on the F.O.'s decision.

    I hope they at least allow him the dignity to retire, or step away from football "on his own terms."
     

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