Fans gathered at Redskins Park Tuesday morning share their thoughts on Sean Taylor, who died of a gunshot wound he received the day before.
"It's a very sad day for the Redskins organization, fans and his family. Taylor brought so much excitement everyday. It's going to be sad not having him step on the field with the team."
"It's a terrible tragic loss for the community. … I'm a day older than him. It's really sad. We didn't just lose a talent, we lost a dad and son."
"I can't stop thinking about Sean's daughter, I have a little girl of my own. She is going to grow up with no memories of her daddy. We can talk about the loss to the team and fans all day, but no one will feel it like she will."
"It's a sad day. I'm pretty much in shock. I've been here since 7 o'clock. It's Sean's day, it's not about football. … It's about his daughter. I can't believe this is happening. He was defending his family and this is what he gets. … I'm sure he would want us to get through this … rally together. Hopefully things will get better. We're Redskins fans for life and Sean Taylor fans for life. They'll never be another Sean Taylor. It's a sad day. I definitely love Sean. I played with Sean with [local] sports activities, especially basketball. He loved his family. … He was trying to do the right thing. I'm sure people out there, whoever did this, will get caught. I'm confidante the Miami police will solve the case. I'll always love Sean. I'm going to be here all day. I haven't gone to work, I don't care. It's about Sean."
"It's a real sad event. I'm sad for his family, sad for 'Skins fans. I'm frustrated. As an armchair athlete, Sean Taylor is the type of athlete that if you played the game, you wanted to play like him. If people lived the way he played, it would be a better place to live. I have a daughter myself. I'm in her life. He's been snuffed from being in her [his daughter's] life. God bless his family."