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According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego Chargers wide receiver Robert Meachem confirmed that he underwent arthroscopic knee surgery after this past season.
Meachem had the procedure done in late January and it’s the same knee that ended up being surgically repaired before his rookie season in 2007 due to a torn meniscus.
“I’m still young, so it doesn’t concern me,” Meachem said. “I’m 27. I feel great. Just taking it day by day.”
Meachem said that he “banged his knee during the New Orleans Saints regular season finale against the Carolina Panthers. He never missed any time during the playoffs and ended up catching four passes for 111 yards in the Saints playoff win over the Detroit Lions.
“It kind of flared up on me over the next few games,” Meachem said.
The good news is that Meachem has been fully participating in the Chargers offseason workouts.
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Developing story: According to TMZ Police are on scene at Junior Seau’s house where there was reportedly a shooting. Police are reportedly telling people on scene that Junior Seau is in fact dead. No confirmation yet.
This would be a truly sad day for Chargers fans, and the NFL as a whole. Junior Seau, a former San Diego Charger, New England Patriot and Miami Dolphin, ...
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...
Former NFL star Junior Seau was found dead Wednesday at his home near San Diego, TMZ reported, citing multiple law enforcement sources.
The report could not immediately be confirmed.
The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that police responded to reports of a shooting at Seau's Oceanside, Calif., home. A 911 call reporting a possible suicide was made to police at 10 a.m. local...
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...
Former star linebacker Junior Seau was found dead inside his home this morning by his housekeeper according to The North County Times. Seau, who was drafted by San Diego with the fifth overall pick in 1990, died from a gushot wound to the chest.
Seau leaves behind three kids and an ex-wife.
Police are "investigating a possible shooting," but U-T San Diego reported...
Former San Diego Chargers great JUNIOR SEAU was found dead Wednesday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, according to law enforcement sources.
Seau, 43, was found dead in his bed by his girlfriend in his Oceanside home in San Diego.
Distraught relatives of the NFL star were arriving at the Oceanside home to identify the body and to seek answers as to why the...
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, the ex-Chargers linebacker, was found in his Oceanside home this morning when a woman who claimed to be Seau’s girlfriend called in at 9:45 a.m.
He had been found in his bedroom with a gunshot wound to his chest.
Seau was only 43 years old.
Police are currently ruling the death as a suicide, but are still looking into the reasons behind it.
Tiaina Baul Seau, Jr. had...
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Junior Seau death rocks San Diego Chargers community
From the New England Patriots earlier today:
"We were shocked to hear of the initial reports regarding Junior Seau earlier today and are deeply saddened by the news of his death. We were fortunate to have had Junior join the Patriots in 2006 and are thankful for his many contributions to the team over the next four years. He had a legendary NFL career and his unrivaled passion...
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