Jurevicius' son was born prematurely

Originally Published: March 25, 2003
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

The Tampa Bay Bucs announced Tuesday that Michael William Jurevicius, the son of wide receiver Joe Jurevicius, died Monday night in St. Louis.

The younger Jurevicius, born prematurely during the NFL playoffs last winter, battled a legion of health problems from the outset. Joe Jurevicius, a five-year veteran, nearly skipped the NFC championship game, and the story of his son's battle and his own distractions were a major theme throughout Super Bowl week.

Joe Jurevicius somehow managed ...

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