The NFL lost a great one today
News broke on Tuesday that former New York Giants and current Dallas Cowboys strength and conditioning coach Markus Paul had experienced a medical emergency at the Cowboys’ facility and is undergoing tests.
On Wednesday the Cowboys release a statement that Paul has passed away.
The New York Giants have also released a statement.
“All of us with the Giants, the Mara and Tisch families and the entire organization, extend our deepest condolences on the passing of Markus Paul. Markus was a beloved member of our organization for several years.
“Our prayers of comfort and peace are with his family, the Dallas Cowboys and his many friends across the NFL and beyond. He will be greatly missed.”
Paul worked for the Giants from 2007-2018 as an assistant strength coach and as been with the Cowboys since leaving New York. He also worked for the New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints and New York Jets while winning multiple Super Bowls as a coach.
Paul played college football at Syracuse University from 1984-1988 as a safety. He also played in the NFL from 1989-1993 with the Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Our prayers go out to the family and friends of Markus Paul.