Reports: Sports journalist Terez Paylor dies suddenly at 37

‘To know him was to love him’

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Football journalist Terez Paylor died suddenly this week at the age of 37, according to reports Tuesday night.

Yahoo Sports shared a statement from Paylor’s fiancee, Ebony Reed:

“While we are shocked and saddened by Terez Paylor’s sudden passing, we also celebrate his extraordinary life that touched so many,” Reed said in a statement. “Terez was an exceptional journalist whose passion for football made him a respected voice. His legacy will leave an enduring impact on sports journalism, the NFL, the Kansas City Chiefs, and their fans,” she continued. “More important, Terez was a devoted son, grandson, brother, an adoring fiancé, and a wonderful friend to so many. To know him was to love him.”

Here is a statement from the Yahoo Sports Editor-In-Chief Johnny Ludden:


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Dave Bartkowiak Jr. is the digital managing editor for ClickOnDetroit.