49ers' Marquise Goodwin shares tragic news of death of his prematurely born son

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 06:27:13 AM. 49ers' Marquise Goodwin managed to catch a long touchdown against the Giants, followed by an unusually lengthy, emotional moment in the end zone.
After Marquise Goodwin scored on an 83-yard touchdown catch Sunday, he knelt in the end zone, head buried in the turf, for an unusually long time. Following his team's 31-21 win over the , the wide receiver explained why that was such an emotional moment for him by sharing some tragic news. In an post, Goodwin said that he and his wife had lost their prematurely born child that very morning. He said of his wife, Morgan Goodwin-Snow, "The pain (physically, mentally, & emotionally) that she has endured is unbelievable." Goodwin told his social-media followers that the baby boy was delivered at 4 a.m. Sunday after "some complications." He added that he was "grateful for the experience and grateful that God blessed me with a wife as courageous and resilient as Morgan." According to the baby registry website The Bump, the Goodwins' due date was Feb. 3. In September, the fifth-year veteran shared a photo of him and his wife kissing while holding an ultrasound image. Goodwin, 26, and his 24-year-old wife are both former track stars at the University of , where he also played football for the Longhorns. In a lengthy post of her own on Instagram, Goodwin-Snow said, "This whole week has taken an emotional toll on my husband and I, struggling to keep our healthy baby safe in my womb. However, God had other plans for us." "Despite our loss, my hubby kept grinding, scored his son a touchdown & got our first 'W' of the season," Goodwin-Snow added. "He had a wonderful game today. "I...Read more
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