Heap family suffers tragedy
Ex-Raven accidentally runs over daughter
When he took his place in the Ravens’ Ring of Honor in September 2014, longtime NFL tight end Todd Heap was flanked on the M&T Bank Stadium field by several family members and former teammates.
“It’s all about family,” Heap said at halftime of the game between the Ravens and Carolina Panthers. “From Day One, you have welcomed my wife and I, our family, into our community, this city. For that, we’ll be forever grateful.”
In playing 10 of his 12 NFL seasons with the Ravens, Heap became an immense fan favorite because of his daring and acrobatic catches over the middle and his tireless work in the community.
On Saturday, the Ravens, several of his former teammates and other members of the NFL community expressed their sympathy and support for Heap, his wife Ashley, and their family as they deal with the tragic death of the youngest of their