JUNIOR SEAU NEWS

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: D.J. Tialavea, TE, Utah State

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: D.J. Tialavea, TE, Utah State How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? In High School I played Football, basketball, and baseball. My dream was to play baseball in college until Coach Andersen convinced me to come to Utah State. I wasn’t heavily recruited in football. I was mainly […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Seau family objects to NFL's $765M concussion deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The family of the late NFL star Junior Seau plans to object to the proposed $765 million settlement of player concussion claims because the fund would not pay wrongful death claims to survivors. Although the players' lawsuits accused the NFL of concealing known concussion risks, there would be no blame assessed as part of the settlement, and no punitive damages...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Seau family objects to NFL's $765M concussion deal

The family of the late NFL star Junior Seau plans to object to the proposed $765 million settlement of player concussion claims because the fund would not pay wrongful death claims to survivors. Although the players' lawsuits accused the NFL of concealing known concussion risks, there would be no blame assessed as part of the settlement, and no punitive damages for pain and...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior Seau's family unhappy with proposed concussion settlement

Junior Seau's family, who had to deal with his tragic death in 2012, brought up objections Friday to the $760 million proposal to settle a lawsuit brought by thousands of former professional NFL players charging that the league wasn't clear enough on the risk of head injuries and concussions. Seau's family was not happy with the different treatment people with wrongful...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Seau in first Polynesian Hall class

The late Junior Seau was inducted into the San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame in 2011, and the linebacker now is being honored in his home state of Hawaii. On Wednesday the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced its inaugural induction class, and Seau made the cut along with six other past and present players and coaches of Polynesian descent. Former University of Hawaii football...
Via Fox Sports
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior Seau Among Players, Coaches Named to Inaugural Class in Polynesian Football Hall of Fame

The late Junior Seau was inducted into the San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame in 2011, and the linebacker is now being honored in his home state of Hawai’i. On Wednesday the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced its 2013 inaugural induction class, and Seau made the cut along with six other past and present players and coaches of Polynesian descent. Former University of Hawaii...
Via NESN.com
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Most powerful moments from NFL concussion doc 'League of Denial'

On Tuesday, PBS aired its long awaited Frontline investigative documentary, "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis." For two hours, Frontline, through the reporting of ESPN's Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru, laid out the case against the National Football League on its handling of concussions and brain injuries despite knowing the risks. The documentary...
Via Awful Announcing
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior Seau passed away one year ago today

Photo from @Chargers Today marks the one-year anniversary of Junior Seau passing away after taking his own life. Junior Seau’s Passing: One Year Later chrg.rs/105dEhT #RIP55 twitter.com/chargers/statu… — San Diego Chargers (@chargers) May 2, 2013 R.I.P. Junior Need NFL Tickets?
Via Pro Football Zone
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Manti Te’o Arrives at Chargers Facility

Yesterday afternoon, Manti Te’o arrived at the San Diego Chargers facilities to have his introductory press conference and have all of his bosses remind him that he’ll forever be compared to Junior Seau. Here’s a picture of Te’o arriving at the Chargers home office with his girlfriend Lennay right by his side. I promise this is the one and only time I’ll use this joke....
Via The Sports Gag
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Manti Te’o looking to emulate his career after Junior Seau, Ray Lewis

  San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te’o met with the local Southern California media today and said that he’s excited about this oppurtunity. “I’m really excited to start this new journey in my life in San Diego,” Te’o said, per NFL.com. “(I’m) just excited to help us win a Super Bowl.” He made it clear who he wants to model his career after. “First and foremost...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Seau suits merged with concussion case

A pair of wrongful-death lawsuits over the suicide of Pro Bowler Junior Seau (SAY'-ow) have been consolidated with NFL concussion litigation in Philadelphia. A key hearing in the case is set for next week, when lawyers for thousands of former players will try to keep the issue in federal court. The NFL wants the claims heard in arbitration. The Seau lawsuits are being moved...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Seau lawsuit merged with Pa. NFL concussion case

A family lawsuit over the suicide of Pro Bowler Junior Seau (SAY'-ow) has been consolidated with NFL concussion litigation in Philadelphia. A key hearing in the case is set for next week, when lawyers for thousands of former players will try to keep the issue in federal court. The NFL wants the claims heard in arbitration. The Seau lawsuit is being moved from California, where...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL RB Leroy Hoard Suffering After The NFL

Andre Waters, Dave Duerson, and Junior Seau. All NFL players. All of these players who took their own lives and everyday those names are repeated by Leroy Hoard. He considers himself “one of the lucky ones”. As a fan, and even speaking personally, you enjoy hearing hard hits coming through the screen. You love to see Ray Lewis knock someone down, but at what cost are we enjoying...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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Ex-NFL RB suffering after football

Former NFL running back Leroy Hoard says he has been suffering since retiring. He has memory loss, pain, and depression to battle.

Via Waiting For Next Year
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior Seau's Family is cashing in

Yesterday, members of Junior Seau's family announced they had filed a lawsuit against the NFL and Riddell helmets. If you didn't see this coming, please withdraw your head from the sand.I'm not trying to say anything degrading about the Seau family. They even went so far as to say what the point of the lawsuit is, of which I can agree with it's finer points."...
Via The Sports Rocker
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Seau's family suing the NFL

Almost two weeks ago to the day, the brain scans of former NFL All-Pro Junior Seau were revealed. To the dismay of football fans everywhere, the tests revealed that Seau suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). Believing that the effects lead to Seau committing suicide (symptoms include depression and dementia), his family has decided to press charges against the NFL...
Via Patriots Life
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior Seau’s Family Sues NFL, Claiming League Hid Dangers of Repeated Blows to Head

The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the former linebacker’s suicide was the result of brain disease caused by violent hits he sustained while playing football. The wrongful death lawsuit, filed Wednesday in California Superior Court in San Diego, blames the NFL for its “acts or omissions” that hid the dangers of repetitive blows to the head. It says Seau developed...
Via NESN.com
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Seau's Family Sues NFL

Junior Seau's family has filed a suit against the league for brain disease related causes of his suicide.
Via nwe.scout.com
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior Seau's Family Takes Action: Sues The NFL

After having to deal with the grief and sorrow caused by Junior Seau’s death from CTE at the age of 43, the family for Junior Seau has launched a wrongful death lawsuit against the NFL.I will openly admit this is a difficult article for me to write as I suffered a TBI early on in life and fully know the impacts and difficulties of living with chronic traumatic encephalopathy.In...
Via Football Nation
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior Seau’s Family Sues NFL For Wrongful Death

The dominoes continue to fall in the death of NFL legend Junior Seau.  NFL.com is reporting that Seau’s estate is now suing the NFL for wrongful death. The suit filed Wednesday in California Superior Court in San Diego, feels the NFL is liable for “acts or omissions” that concealed the risk of repeated hits to the head during Seau’s 20 seasons in the league. The estate...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss
NOT SURPRISING

Junior Seau's family files lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against the NFL in California Superior Court for wrongful death by the family of deceased NFL linebacker Junior Seau.

Via Down and Distance
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior Seau’s family has filed a lawsuit against the NFL

The family of former NFL player Junior Seau has filed a lawsuit against the NFL after finding out he suffered from a brain disease called CTE, which is linked to repeated head trauma. Junior Seau family, now w/evidence of CTE, suing the NFL for wrongful death.Sense lawyers had paperwork ready waiting for results. — Andrew Brandt (@adbrandt) January 23, 2013 The NFL has released...
Via Pro Football Zone
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

The family of Junior Seau sues the NFL

The family of NFL legend Junior Seau has filed suit against the NFL. According to the Associated Press the family is also suing helmet manufactured Riddell whom they claim were ”negligent in their design, testing, assembly, manufacture, marketing, and engineering of the helmets” Please Click Here To Read This Article. The post The family of Junior Seau sues the NFL appeared...
Via Players View
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Seau's family sues NFL

The family of former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau has filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL. The suit, filed in California Superior Court in San Diego, claims that his suicide last May was caused by brain disease stemming from violent hits during his football career and blames the NFL for acts of omission, Pro Football Talk reported Wednesday, citing a story...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior Seau's family sues NFL

The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the former linebacker's suicide was the result of brain disease caused by violent hits he sustained while playing football. The wrongful death lawsuit, filed Wednesday in California Superior Court in San Diego, blames the NFL for its ''acts or omissions'' that hid the dangers of repetitive blows to the head...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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