Former NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen passed away on Wednesday at the age of 38.  The “Hefty Lefty” had been battling several medical issues over the last few days and was not able to recover.

Lorenzen was dealing with an unspecified infection, kidney and heart issues since being hospitalized on Friday.

As has been the case throughout his stay in the hospital, the family had Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones make the announcement on Twitter.

R.I.P. big fella.  This is obviously going to be a difficult time for his family and friends.

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