NFL fans grieve the loss of their Charger.

Shane OliveaAt the age 40, he passed away on March 2, at his former San Diego Chargers lineman. The death was confirmed by the Chargers on March 3. We are still not sure of the cause.

The team remembered the offensive tackle’s contributions to their 2006 season in a statement, saying, “In 2006, Olivea was an integral piece of an offensive line that helped Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson break the NFL’s single-season touchdown record.”

On social media, fans shared condolences. Bobby CarpenterEx-NFL linebacker with teams like Dallas Cowboys tweeted on March 3, “Woke to the sobering news that @OhioStateFB lost a great one this morning. Shane Olivea died last night.”

Vice president of NFL Roman ObenOlivea was photographed in Chargers gear on the field by a friend. tweeting: “Very sad to hear the news of my former teammate Shane Olivea. Today, I pray for his family.