Vaughn McClure, ESPN Falcons Reporter, Dies at 48

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Vaughn McClure, who covered the Atlanta Falcons for ESPN, has passed away at the age of 48. Adam Schefter shared the sad news Thursday on Twitter:

McClure joined ESPN in 2013. Before that he covered the Chicago Bears for the Chicago Tribune from 2008-2013. Before the Chicago Tribune, McClure did work for the DeKalb Daily Chronicle, South Bend Tribune, Fresno Bee and Chicago-Sun Times.

The Atlanta Falcons issued the following statement:

After Schefter tweeted the news, tributes from friends and colleagues immediately came pouring in:

We offer our heartfelt condolences to McClure’s colleagues, friends and family.

Written by Ryan Glasspiegel

Ryan Glasspiegel grew up in Connecticut, graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and lives in Chicago. Before OutKick, he wrote for Sports Illustrated and The Big Lead. He enjoys expensive bourbon and cheap beer.


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