Posted May 16, 2012 on AP on Fox

SAN DIEGO - SEPTEMBER 29: Linebacker Junior Seau #55 of the San Diego Chargers stands on the field during the NFL game against the New England Patriots on September 29, 2002 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The Chargers won 21-14. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

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A San Diego restaurant opened by Junior Seau in 1996 has closed its doors two weeks after the NFL star's suicide. Trustees of Seau's estate say they made the decision to close Seau's The Restaurant in Mission Valley on Wednesday. Trustee Bette Hoffman says in a statement that the decision to close the restaurant was made to honor Seau's legacy. She also says trustees felt the restaurant's future profitability could be in question without Seau's leadership. The eatery's website describes it as San Diego's largest sports-themed restaurant, with 60 TVs offering contemporary American grill cuisine. Seau was a mainstay of the San Diego Chargers' defense in the 1990s after starring at Southern California. He was found dead in his home with a self-inflicted gunshot wound May 2. He was 43.
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