BALTIMORE, MD. (THECOUNT) — An autopsy has revealed the cause of death for Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson on Friday.

According to Bruce Goldfarb, a spokesman for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Ferguson died from the combination of fentanyl and cocaine.

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The manner of death has been ruled an accident. He was 26.

In a statement Friday morning, the Baltimore Ravens said:

“Our priority is focused on the man Jaylon was and the positive impact he made on so many as a father, son, fiancé, friend and teammate. It would be inappropriate for us to comment further while we continue to support his family and teammates, who are mourning the tragic loss of a loved one and will celebrate his life tomorrow.”

Ferguson’s funeral will take place Saturday in his native Louisiana at the Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church. There will be a viewing before the ceremony.

The 26-year-old, known as “Sack Daddy,” was a third-round draft pick in 2019.

“We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson,” the Ravens said in a statement early Wednesday morning.

“He was a kind, respectful young man with a big smile and infectious personality.”

The team added, “We express our heartfelt condolences to Jaylon’s family and friends as we mourn a life lost much too soon.”

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