Arizona Cardinals CB Jeff Gladney, age 25, dies in a car accident

Arizona Cardinals Brian Overstreet, the agent of cornerback Jeff Gladney, confirmed that Gladney died in a car accident on Monday morning.

Overstreet stated that they are asking for prayers for privacy and the family during this difficult time in a statement to Fort-Worth Star-Telegram.

Gladney, 25, signed for the Cardinals in March after a jury ruled him not guilty on a charge of felony assault.

In 2020, he was the first round pick of TCU. Minnesota VikingsHe was released by his ex-girlfriend in August, following his April 2021 arrest on an assault charge.

Philadelphia Eagles Large receiver Jalen ReagorGladney's former TCU colleague, tweeted: “Lost My Brother, my best friends, and my right-hand man… There's nothing more I can do man damn! R.I.P Jeff Gladney. Brother, watch over me please.

This report was contributed by ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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