Konrad Reuland, former Ravens and Jets TE, dies at 29 after brain aneurysm

ByJamison Hensley ESPN logo
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Former Baltimore Ravens tight end Konrad Reuland died Monday, coach John Harbaugh announced in opening his postgame news conference.

Reuland was 29. He suffered a brain aneurysm Nov. 28 and had surgery a day later.

"We lost a Raven today," Harbaugh said. "I just want to offer condolences to his family. We love Konrad Reuland. Every single guy in the locker room loves him."

Harbaugh then recited a short psalm.

"That's for Konrad," he said.

Reuland played four games for the Ravens last season, starting in one. He didn't have a catch for Baltimore.

In two seasons with the New York Jets (2012-13), Reuland had 12 catches for 90 yards and no touchdowns.

He spent two seasons at Notre Dame (2006-07) before transferring to Stanford, where he finished out his college career before going undrafted in 2011. The Cardinal tweeted their condolences Monday night:

Reuland's death is the latest tragedy in a difficult year for the Ravens. Second-year cornerback Tray Walker died in a dirt bike accident in March, and longtime defensive line coach Clarence Brooks died in September after a battle with esophageal cancer.

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