‘Life is Scary Man’: NFL Fans Moved by Dwayne Haskins’ IG Story Before his Untimely Death

Published 04/10/2022, 11:00 AM EDT
Dec 20, 2020; Landover, Maryland, USA; Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. (7) attempts a pass as Seattle Seahawks defensive end Damontre’ Moore (99) defends during the second half at FedExField. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL World is in disbelief after discovering about QB Dwayne Haskins’ sudden death. The Steelers’ #3 quarterback looked to be in South Florida this week. He was along with colleagues Mitch Trubisky, Chase Claypool, Najee Harris, and Pat Freiermuth. When the tragedy occurred, Haskins was apparently in the neighborhood practicing with other Steelers teammates and then on his way to the airport.

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A dump truck hits the QB while crossing the westbound lanes of Interstate 595 in South Florida. This resulted in a terrible occurrence, leading to the Florida Highway Patrol pronouncing him dead at the scene.

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Washington selected Haskins, a former Ohio State standout, with the 15th overall choice in the 2019 NFL Draft. He spent two seasons with the Commanders before signing as a backup quarterback with the Steelers in 2021.

NFL universe reacts to the last IG Story of Dwayne Haskins

Fireside Knicks host Brett Hanfling tweets QB Dwayne’s Instagram story. The video showcases RB Najee Harris having fun by the sidewalks, as Haskins captures the video. Fans pour down their emotional reactions by quoting it on the tweet.

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The tweet captions, “Dwayne Haskins just posted this video having fun and joking around yesterday. It’s a reminder how fragile life is.”

A user has a simple yet very impactful line over Haskins’ untimely demise.

A user uploads the screenshot of one of Dwayne Haskins’ Instagram stories, stating that this breaks his heart to see.

Another user says the event to be very saddening. While there are many unanswered questions, they need to be answered.

Moreover, a user says that the video is exquisite, and can put a smile on his face. The user is also glad to see him happy during his ultimate days.

A user expresses his grief that it’s hard to accept losing a loved one. For Dwayne, who has been full of life, it’s very difficult to cope with such a loss.

A user simply quotes a verse from the bible. The passage wishes for us to recall God’s presence in our life.

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Furthermore, a user calls that our next breath is never endorsed. Living every moment is what we need to do.

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Not only fans, but Haskins’ fellow colleagues and mentors like Ron Rivera, Mike Tomlin, Chase Claypool, Joe Burrow, Ben Roethlisberger, Trevon Diggs, and more wish him godspeed for the departed soul.

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Pavitra Shome

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Pavitra Shome is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his M.A.

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