Tony Siragusa was an American National Football League defensive tackle who spent 12 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and the Baltimore Ravens.
Siragusa was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 1990. When the Indianapolis Colts played a 3-4 or a 4-3 defense, he used to play nose tackle to draw double teams.
He played in 13 games as a rookie, starting six of them, and had one sack, 36 tackles overall, and one fumble recovery to his name. This player appeared in 13 games and started six of them in 1991. He recorded two sacks as well as one recovery and 46 total stops.
This year he started 12 games and had three sacks and 65 tackles in all 16 games. When he played in and started 14 games for the Atlanta Falcons in 1993, he had 1.5 sacks and 76 total tackles.
A full-time starter and participant in every game in 1994, he amassed an impressive record of five sacks, 88 tackles, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery in his time on the field. Two sacks and 49 total tackles were his stats for the 1995 season, which included a forced fumble.
Tony Siragusa Father: Meet Peter A. Siragusa
Tony’s father, Peter A. Siragusa, was born on February 16, 1955, in Boston, Massachusetts, the United States. He is an actor, known for movies like Home Alone (1990), Dinosaur (2000), and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2006). (2009).
His performance as Zorba in the Apple Tree Theatre’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” earned him a nomination for a Joseph Jefferson Award in 1994.
To date, Peter has played Det. Nick Rossetti in the smash production “Shear Madness” more than 5,000 times throughout four cities: Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Washington D.C. During that time period.