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“Still doesn’t feel real” – NFL fans have a moment’s silence for Dwayne Haskins at 2022 NFL Draft

NFL fans held a moment’s silence for Dwayne Haskins, who recently passed away. Thousands of fans did not utter a single sound for the former Washington and Steelers quarterback.

As expected, many fans flocked to social media to share their thoughts on the moment of silence. A fan named Jessi Davin posted and wrote:

“@NFL Buckeye nation loves you, Simba. It still doesn’t feel real.”

@NFL Buckeye nation loves you, Simba. It still doesn’t feel real.

Another NFL fan posted that Haskins was a wonderful man.

@NFL What a wonderful man he was. Celebrate and honor..respect

Another NFL fan posted and wrote that the quarterback would be missed.

@NFL you are missed Dwayne 🥺❤️

One Twitter user posted that the moment’s silence was classy and wrote R.I.P Dwayne.

@NFL Classy .. R.I.P. Dwayne

A Twitter user named Bedroom Dweller posted and wrote OSU legend, Long Live Simba (Haskins’ nickname)

A user named Jeremy posted RIP Simba with a GIF of the quarterback in Washington uniform.

A fan named Logan replied to the post and wrote that he met the quarterback a week before the accident and said that it was so sad.

One NFL fan named Tae posted and said Rest In Paradise Simba with a bird emoji.

@NFL Rest In Paradise Simba🕊

Another user posted that the quarterback was the best quarterback in Washington Football Team’s history.

@NFL The best QB in Washington Football Team’s history.

One Twitter user posted and wrote:

“Rip to the legend, fly high Haskins.”

@NFL Rip to the legend🙏 fly high Haskins🕊🕊

Haskins taken far too soon

Candlelight Vigil Held for the 24-year-old.
Candlelight Vigil Held for the 24-year-old.

The 24-year-old was tragically killed while trying to cross a Florida freeway and was hit by a dump truck. The former Washington quarterback was spotted with Steelers running back Najee Harris the day before the incident as the roster was doing some workouts before the preseason began.

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After being drafted by Washington, the former Ohio State quarterback never reached the lofty heights set for him. But in truth, he did not get a decent run at a starting job at Washington and was released by the organization.

He was then picked up by the Pittsburgh Steelers and was a third-string backup to Ben Roethlisberger and Mason Rudolph last season. It is a horrible time for the quarterback’s family and friends as his life was tragically cut too short.


Edited by Jay Lokegaonkar



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