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If you believe in curses this will probably freak you out.
It appears to just be a coincidence, but definitely a tragic one.
Linebacker David Griggs, who died in a car crash in June 1995 — just months after he played in the Super Bowl.
Running back Rodney Culver and his wife were killed when ValuJet Flight 592 crashed in the Florida Everglades in May 1996.
Linebacker Doug Miller was 28 when he died in what can only be described as a freak accident. He was camping along the Colorado River near Dotsero, Colorado in July 1998, when lighting struck him.
A friend tried to give him CPR when a second bolt of lightning hit the NFL star again, killing him.
Center Curtis Whitley was found dead from a drug overdose in his trailer in west Texas.
Defensive end Chris Mims was found face-down dead in his home, as well.
He died of an enlarged heart at age 38 after ballooning to nearly 500 pounds when he entered a depressive cycle after he was forced out of the NFL. At the end of his life,...
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Yesterday we mourned the death of one of the greatest linebackers in the history of the game of football. Years from now, we may look back at this moment, this tragic instance about a storied athlete killing himself as the death knell into the game as we once knew it.
A 911 call from the home of Junior Seau released Friday captures the voice of a woman who is horrified to find the former NFL linebacker in a spare bedroom with a gunshot wound to the chest.
"My God, my boyfriend shot himself! Oh my God!" the eight-minute call begins.
The woman, who identifies herself as Megan, said she was returning to the home Wednesday morning from...
San Diego Chargers chaplain Shawn Mitchell says Junior Seau's family is revisiting its decision to donate the former NFL linebacker's brain for research into football-related injuries.
Mitchell said Sunday that the family, which is of Samoan descent, is consulting with a group of elders on a number of matters.
He says it doesn't necessarily mean that the family won...
BallertainmentJunior Seau dead at 43
After early reports of a shooting at his Oceanside, CA residence, it has been confirmed that Former NFL linebacker Junior Seau has died.
According to TMZ:
Cops are currently at Seau’s home — located in San Diego County — and were seen talking with a man who was inside the house and appeared distraught.
We’re told Seau sent text messages...
Jim Mora coached Junior Seau when he was an assistant with the San Diego Chargers from 1985 to 1991. He coached Seau for two seasons.After it was announced on Wednesday that the All-Pro linebacker was found dead, Mora said that he was just stunned.“He loved life and had a tremendous impact on the young people that he touched through his work in the community,” Mora told the...
According to a report from TMZ.com, former San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots star, Junior Seau, was found dead of an apparent suicide. He played 20 seasons in the NFL and most believe will be worth of Hall of Fame consideration at some point. Certainly from his frustrating play against the Denver Broncos for most of those 20 years would be enough for that.
Former San Diego Chargers all-pro linebacker Junior Seau was found dead at him home Wednesday, according to reports from TMZ: NFL legend Junior Seau was found dead in his home in Oceanside, CA … and cops are investigating a shooting … multiple law enforcement sources tell TMZ. Cops are currently at Seau’s home just outside [...]
It is with great sadness to announce the death of 43 year old, NFL great, Junior Seau. The future hall of famer was found dead at his home in Oceanside, CA today by his current girlfriend. The early reports are that Seau took his own life with a shotgun to the chest. The reports will continue and I am sure we will know more soon. Yet, I want to recognize the man I remember. The man...
In a sad report from TMZ, we’ve learned that former NFL Linebacker, Junior Seau has passed away from a self inflicted gunshot wound in his California home. He was 43. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that there was a 911 phone call made around 10 AM this morning from Seau’s home.
Seau was drafted 5th overall in the 1990 NFL Draft. He was a part of 12 Pro Bowls, and played...
Junior Seau not only was one of the all-time great linebackers in NFL history, but he was admired, respected, and genuinely loved by teammates and opponents alike. One just has to see the outpouring sadness and support from not just fans, but from the league itself to see how much he meant to the San Diego Chargers and to the NFL. While there are still questions that probably...
When I was just a young girl living in New Orleans, trying to figure out why the team I loved sucked so bad and growing to love and understand the game of football, I can remember attaching myself to players on teams other than my beloved Saints. Sure I admired the Joe Montanas, Dan Marinos and Emmit Smiths of the league. But then, there were players like the Steelers’ Rod Woodson...
It came out a a few hours ago today that several Saints players would be getting some time off this season due to their roles in the Saints bounty program. Jonathan Vilma is the largest transgressor, staring down a one-year suspension. Meanwhile, the NFLPA, the players' union, is protesting the suspensions. Meanwhile, water is still wet.So instead of just saying, "Ya know...
A look back at Junior Seau's career. RIP