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NFL football great, Harry Carson, and Meridian Neuroscience spokesperson, made a surprise visit Thursday to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune.
With a charismatic style all his own, the former New York Giants team captain visited stroke patients and popped in on Edison native Ken Kramer in his hospital room.
The 54-year-old-fitness enthusiast suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage while lifting weights Monday.
“I’m lucky to be alive,” said Kramer to his relieved wife and an empathetic Carson.
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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...
Several hundred people have taken part in a paddle-out in front of Junior Seau's Southern California home to pay tribute to the former NFL linebacker.
The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/LpeO5y ) that participants at Sunday's seaside memorial included Seau's former teammate Drew Brees, who played quarterback for the San Diego Chargers when Seau was the star...
SAN DIEGO—When families are deep in the grieving process decisions are often made that are regretted later.
Within Junior Seau’s family one such decision that they are pulling away from is allowing his brain to be used for research.
Please click the link below to read the rest of this article and to watch an inspiring press conference of Junior's.
The family of deceased former NFL linebacker Junior Seau has decided to donate his brain for scientific research. Seau, 43, was found dead in his Southern California home on Wednesday following a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.
The incident follows a disturbing trend of suicides of former NFL players. Last year, former Chicago Bears defensive lineman Dave Duerson committed...
You’ve probably read a couple dozen articles about the implications of head injuries in football in the past 48 hours. This is another one of those. I understand if you want to click away now.
The impetus for all of this discussion about head injuries and the future of football is, of course, the apparent suicide of future hall-of-fame linebacker Junior Seau.
Junior Seau and Ray...
The draft has passed and we are now in the dreaded dead period for the NFL. Sure, rookie workouts begin in a week or so but it isn’t anything worth noting. This week I want to move on from the draft and begin to pose a few questions. First, does Atlanta need to sign a veteran left tackle? Will Atlanta sign a free safety in the next few weeks to take on Thomas DeCoud? Now that our...
Before he was leading the New Orleans Saints to glory, Drew Brees played for the San Diego Chargers. During his two campaigns there he got to know LB Junior Seau.
Please click the below to read the rest of this story and watch a recap of the recent events regarding Junior Seau.
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Several hundred friends and fans of former Chargers linebacker Junior Seau held a paddle-out memorial in front of his home in Oceanside, California — Drew Brees was on hand today and participated in the paddle out ceremony…Brees is a class act…and Junior was as well…He’ll be missed by all. -TO
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As the NFL mourns the loss of LB Junior Seau, it is time for a serious introspective discussion on whether or not the NFL, or even the game of football in general can survive the current concussion crisis. The NFL is currently scrambling in order to “make the game safer”, but this isn’t the first time in history the game of football has been under fire as being unsafe. This...
Following the death of Junior Seau, the NFL once again finds itself at the middle of a debate that some believe will be the downfall of the National Football League. That debate, of course, is, how liable is the NFL in regard to former players' ongoing struggles following their years in the league?
There has been a number of major figures on both sides of the debate. Some say...
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Junior Seau's suicide shocked everyone who pays attention to the NFL.
If the NFL wants a case study on how not to handle tragic situations involving past and current players, it should look no further than professional wrestling.
Here’s a small sample of well-known professional wrestlers who have died before the age of 50 since 1997: Bam Bam Biggelow, Eddie Guerrero, The Big...
This is Part Two in my look at the State of the NFL following the death of Junior Seau and the repercussions from ‘BountyGate.’
In Part One, I addressed the fact that players, owners and Commissioner Roger Goodell must come together to do something for players who leave the game for good. Whether it be in the form of lectures, classes, financial stability lessons or a combination...