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Family of Former NFL Player Sues League Over his Death

Former San Diego Chargers and New Orleans Saints defensive back Paul Oliver committed suicide last year. Oliver, who was only 28 at the time of his death, shot himself in front of his wife and two sons last September at his home on Marietta, Georgia. Now over a year removed from this tragedy, Oliver’s family is suing the NFL for wrongful death (via The suit alleges that...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Oliver killed himself in front of family

Former Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver shot himself in front of his wife and two young sons when he committed suicide last week in his Georgia home, CNN reported. The 29-year-old hadn't played since 2011 and was depressed over the end of his career and marital problems, his wife said. She told police that they got into an argument on Sept. 24. Oliver had been drinking, she said...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Oliver commits suicide

Former San Diego Chargers DB Paul Oliver has committed suicide at age 29, according to a report by the San Diego Union-Tribune. The Chargers acknowledged his death in a statement on Wednesday. "Everyone in the Chargers family is sad today after hearing the news about Paul," the team said. "He was part of our family for five years. At just 29 years old, he still had a lifetime in...
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September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Player News Update: Saints Sign Chargers S Paul Oliver

The New Orleans Saints organization issued an official statement on the signing of Thomas along with another new addition in the form of S Paul Oliver from the San Diego Chargers. S Paul Oliver, Saints Read some more in-depth details on the two men here in the TE David Thomas and S Paul Oliver Join Saints piece by Paul Oliver   —————————————————————————...
August 02, 2011  |  6 Comments

NFL Rookie Symposium

What's goin on Yardbarkers? Just stopping by to say hey and share a little video of me at the rookie symposium the other day. As you know, I'm not a rookie, but I was there to hang out with a couple of my new Charger teammates. Plus i had a chance to visit with my ex-teammate from Jackson State, Jaymar Johnson - 6th round pick by the vikings. If you've never heard of it,...
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July 09, 2008  |  8 Comments

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