Posted May 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
Former NFL star Junior Seau was found dead at his home Wednesday, authorities said. Police Lt. Karen Laser confirmed the death but released no other details. U-T San Diego reported that a 911 call came from the home at 10 a.m. Seau was a standout linebacker with the University of Southern California before going to the San Diego Chargers, whom he led to the Super Bowl following the 1994 season. ''Everyone at the Chargers is in complete shock and disbelief right now. We ask everyone to stop what they're doing and send their prayers to Junior and his family,'' the team said in a statement. Seau remained with the Chargers until 2003 and went on to play with the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots before retiring after the 2009 season. In October 2010, Seau survived a 100-foot plunge down a seaside cliff in his SUV, hours after he was arrested for investigation of domestic violence at the Oceanside home he shared with his girlfriend. The woman had told autho...

Examiner: Seau death ruled suicide

Junior Seau died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the San Diego County Medical Examiner confirmed on Thursday. The medical examiner's office said in a news release it is awaiting a decision by Seau's family to release the deceased linebacker's brain for study. Boston University researchers reportedly have requested an opportunity to examine Seau's brain to further...

Junior Seau was more than a football player.

Hearing the shocking news today about Junior Seau, many thoughts ran through my mind. Besides the obvious questions of how and why, I wondered how much this had to do with concussions and other crazy football related stuff. (Ed.Note Junior Seau was never listed on an injury report as having a concussion) To read the rest of this article and watch a news report on Junior Seau, please...

Junior Seau, goodbye “Buddy”

Today the world found out the tragic news that the beloved and respected man known as Junior Seau was found dead at the age of 43. Uncharacteristic for a linebacker in the NFL, it seems like everyone enjoyed Seau and the way he played. Not only his teammates and opponents, but the fans also seemed

Junior Seau Commits Suicide

It is with heavy hearts that we have to report, former NFL linebacker Junior Seau is dead according to reports coming from TMZ and other sources. While initial details are still vague it is believed Seau committed suicide, in his home in California. Junior Seau was an All-Pro linebaker who made his name with the San Diego Chargers even taking them to a Super Bowl.  He ended his...

Reports: Junior Seau Dead; Possible Suicide

TMZ is reporting that Junior Seau was found dead and may have committed suicide.   Seau spent 20 years in the NFL (1990-2009), the first 13 with the San Diego Chargers. He was a member of San Diego’s 1994 AFC champion team and a member of the undefeated 16-0 New England Patriots of 2007, who lost to the Giants in Super Bowl XLII. He also spent three seasons with the Miami Dolphins...

NFL take two: What happens when the cheering stops?

I am no longer an NFL player, now what do I do with my life? No more practices, no more sitting on the training table nursing this injury or that injury. No more sitting in the film room watching film of this week’s opponent. Running out of the tunnels to thousands of cheering fans is no

Broncos remember Junior Seau

Some stories transcend division rivalries… our heartfelt sympathies to Chargers nation and Junior Seau‘s family. Here are a collection of comments from Broncos players, current and former. John Elway – I had the pleasure of playing against Junior for many years. He played the game the way it was meant to be played… — John Elway (@johnelway) May 2, 2012 (continued) “We...

Padres Issue Statement on Junior Seau

“Everyone in the Padres organization is deeply saddened by the news of Junior Seau’s passing,” said Padres President Tom Garfinkel.  “He was a great San Diegan and an inspiration, not only on the playing field, but in how he positively impacted people's lives. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Seau family, friends and the Chargers organization during this difficult time.”

Tiki Barber on Junior Seau tragedy (video)

Retired New York Giants player Tiki Barber on the emotional challenges that could have faced Junior Seau before his death. VIDEO LINK Barber says, “You’re shocked because of the sudden nature of the death but you’re not shocked that you see these things happen. There’s a lot of factors that contribute to depression. One is stress, money stress, family stress…. You’re...

Update On Batista’s Next Film + Goldberg/Junior Seau

– Vin Diesel recently spoke about the release date for Riddick, which co-stars Batista. Diesel posted some updates to his Facebook page suggesting that the film may see a release date as soon as January, and added that sequels may be under consideration by the studio. Diesel posted: The studio said the earliest they could release the new “Riddick” is in January… was hoping...

TSX: Around the League

Len Pasquarelli discusses the crushing loss of Junior Seau, the myriad problems revolving around the New Orleans Saints, the injury to Baltimore LB Terrell Suggs, free agent RB Ryan Grant and more.
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