Jackie Zieger, Beloved Companion and Celebrity, Dead at
Associates in the fantasy sports industry were surprised and saddened by
the news Monday night that Jackie Zieger, award-winning FFL commentator, had passed away. Zieger, whose health had been
ailing for the past several months, died at about 9:00 p.m. from complications related to kidney failure. FFL spokesman
Joe Jacoby released the following statement upon receipt of the news: "We are very saddened at the news of Jackie's passing.
Middletown, CT and the entire FFL community has lost a friend, a family member, and a colleague. Jackie truly
was an institution. We will remember her fondly for her affinity for Velveeta dip, her fear of drinking glasses,
and her unwavering professionalism as an FFL journalist. Her quirky yet endearing personality set her apart
as a special dog, and she will truly be missed."