NFL Quarterback Dwayne Haskins Killed In Accident
(AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins has been killed in an auto accident in Florida.
Haskins’ agent, Cedric Saunders, told ESPN about the quarterback’s death, and the Steelers released a statement extending their condolences.
Dwayne Haskins, an Ohio State standout and NFL QB, died Saturday morning in a car accident in South Florida, agent Cedric Saunders told @AdamSchefter. pic.twitter.com/9kWEcEDafQ
— ESPN (@espn) April 9, 2022
The 24-year-old Haskins was a first-round draft choice of Washington in 2019 and started seven games, going 2-5 as a rookie.
The former Ohio State star was 1-5 in six starts the next season for the team, then was released.
He was signed by Pittsburgh but did not play in the 2021 season.
Haskins appeared to be working in South Florida this week with several teammates.
He was expected to compete with Mason Rudolph and Mitch Trubisky for a spot.