Cards CB Gladney dies in car accident at age 25

by Ricardo Gutierrez - Arizona Cardinals cornerback Jeff Gladney was killed in a car accident Monday morning, his agent, Brian Overstreet, confirmed to ESPN.

Cards CB Gladney dies in car accident at age 25

Arizona Cardinals CB Jeff Gladney dies in car accident at age 25 2:41 PM ET ESPN Arizona Cardinals cornerback Jeff Gladney was killed in a car accident early Monday morning, his agent, Brian Overstreet, confirmed to ESPN. "We are asking prayers for the family and privacy at this most difficult time," Overstreet said in a statement to the Fort-Worth Star-Telegram. Gladney, 25, signed with the Cardinals in March after a jury found him not guilty on a felony assault charge. He was a first-round pick out of TCU in 2020 by the Minnesota Vikings , who released him last August after his arrest in April of 2021 on a charge of assault involving a former girlfriend. Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jalen Reagor , Gladney's former TCU teammate, tweeted : "Lost my Brother, my best friend, my right hand man... ain't too much more I can take man damn! R.I.P Jeff Gladney, brother watch over me please." ESPN's Adam Schefter contributed to this report.