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Growing up in Sacramento, Bears linebacker Lance Briggs found inspiration from a fellow Californian who threw his No. 55 jersey around with reckless abandon the way Briggs eventually would. Imagine Briggs' thrill when he finally got the chance to have...
Mark Carrier has lost two former teammates to suicide — Dave Duerson and Junior Seau — over the last 15 months. A hard-hitting 1990 first-round draft pick of the Bears out of USC, Carrier succeeded Duerson after the veteran was released...
UPDATE: I just received an email response from Cam Weber, GM of American Football for EA Sports. He writes: “In order to depict the seriousness of concussions, when a player is injured in a Madden NFL game, they will be tended to by the medical...
SAN DIEGO -- Local sports hero Junior Seau was laid to rest in his native Oceanside Friday as 20,000 of fans flocked to Qualcomm Stadium for a public memorial service, which included the retirement of Seau's "55" jersey. Several former Chargers shared...
OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- Former Chargers linebacker Junior Seau was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot in his home Wednesday, authorities said. Oceanside Police Chief Frank McCoy said police received an emergency call at about 9:35 a.m. from a woman...
Days after the Ravens added eight players in the NFL draft, director of player personnel Eric DeCosta said there are items left on their wish list — assuming the player and the price are right. "We're very excited about last weekend and the draft...
Imperial Valley Press Sports EditorAs the unexpected news of San Diego Chargers great Junior Seau taking his own life hit fans in the Imperial Valley, many were reminded of what he meant to the team. “He was Mr. San Diego Charger,” said Morris Reisin, owner of Sports...
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SAN DIEGO -- The death of former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau has been classified as a suicide from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his chest, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office. "The 43-year-old Oceanside resident...
Tags: Suicide, National Football League
FOX40 NewsWhether or not Junior Seau's NFL career played a role in his suicide may never be known, but for former 49er Dan Bunz the situation is all to familiar. "You're on that stage," said Bunz. "And you're given the best treatment, the best medications for...
KIAHTragedy strikes yet another NFL. Police say former linebacker Junior Seau was found unconscious with a gunshot wound to his chest Wednesday. The 43-year-old's death is being investigated as a suicide. Former Houston Oilers wide receiver Haywood Jeffries...
Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Chicago Bears, Dave Duerson, Suicide, Sports
Pro football players, with their mix of on-the-field heroics and violent mash-ups, are the closest thing we have to gladiators, warriors, and the kind of super soldier fit for public consumption — there’s no blood or lost limbs, no friendly...
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