Posted May 13, 2012 on min.scout.com
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The San Diego Chargers are retiring Junior Seau’s No. 55 jersey during their season opener. Plus, a former holdout urges a teammate not to do the same and Randy Moss gets praise in San Francisco while other 49ers receivers are criticized.
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Junior Seau's No. 55 jersey will be retired by the Charger during a halftime ceremony of their regular-season home opener against Tennessee on Sept. 16. Seau was buried on Friday, and thousands of fans attended a memorial at Qualcomm Stadium later in the day. The future Hall of Fame linebacker who played parts of 20 NFL seasons committed suicide at his Oceanside, Calif. home...

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Chargers fans cheer Seau one last time

San Diego said goodbye to Junior Seau on Friday evening as best it could. Chargers fans cheered highlights of his greatest plays, laughed at stories of his charm and humor and cried at their shared loss. The Chargers honored Seau by officially retiring his uniform number, 55. Team president Dean Spanos made the announcement toward the end of the "celebration of life" ceremony...

Junior Seau laid to rest in native Oceanside

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San Diego said farewell to a hometown hero and legendary football player honoring the late Junior Seau, officially retiring the number 55. Seau, passed away on May 2nd from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, was buried in his hometown, Oceanside, on May 11th. The San Diego Chargers honored Seau at Qualcomm Stadium with approximately 20000 fans in attendance. Guest speakers included...

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Junior Seau's No. 55 jersey will be retired by the Chargers during a halftime ceremony of their regular-season home opener against Tennessee on Sept. 16. Seau was buried on Friday, and thousands of fans attended a memorial at Qualcomm Stadium later in the day. The future Hall of Fame linebacker who played parts of 20 NFL seasons committed suicide at his Oceanside, Calif. home...

Around the NFC North

Shawn Jefferson, former teammate of Junior Seau and now an assistant coach with the Lions, laid out his extensive and passionate plan to fight depression among recently retired NFL players. Age, pass rush could be areas of concerns for the Bears. And the Packers were eager to get their rookies up to speed.

Football, a game of violence

Football is a very violent game that many of us love to play and love to watch. You have to have a strong will to play the game. Football is not a game for the weak of heart, evidenced by Junior Seau the former San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots linebacker. Injuries are a big part of the game. The injuries come along with the violence. Some folks play the game and never...

Goldberg Attends Junior Seau’s Memorial – Details

Bill Goldberg showed up for Junior Seau’s memorial service on Friday. TMZ reports that Goldberg showed up for the memorial in Oceanside, California and told a reporter on the way in “Nobody will ever understand the positive difference that Junior made to this community and the world.” The day that Seau died, Goldberg noted over Twitter that he had played golf with him just...

Goldberg appears at the memorial service for Junior Seau

Bill Goldberg showed up for Junior Seau’s memorial service on Friday. TMZ reports that Goldberg showed up for the memorial in Oceanside, California and told a reporter on the way in “Nobody will ever understand the positive difference that Junior made to this community and the world.” The day that Seau died, Goldberg noted over Twitter that he had played golf with him just...
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