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:
It is with a heavy heart that we announce that our beloved friend, colleague and Yahoo Sports journalist Terez Paylor has passed away.— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) February 9, 2021
Statement from Ebony Reed, Terez's fiancée: pic.twitter.com/oUFlJsXnSk
“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: