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Sean Taylor Dies at Age 24

Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor passed away after he was shot yesterday morning at his home in Florida. My condolences go out to his family, teammates, and the league for another tragic incident.

MIAMI -- Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor died early Tuesday, a day after he was shot at home by what police say was an intruder. He was 24.

Family friend Richard Sharpstein said Taylor's father told him the news around 5:30 a.m.

"His father called and said he was with Christ and he cried and thanked me," said Sharpstein, Taylor's former lawyer. "It's a tremendously sad and unnecessary event. He was a wonderful, humble, talented young man, and had a huge life in front of him. Obviously God had other plans."

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