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Former NFL Player Junior Seau Dead  
User currently offlinehomer71 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 2261 posts, RR: 13
Posted (3 years 4 months 14 hours ago) and read 1394 times:

...from an apparent suicide. Wow, RIP to a San Diego icon

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/.../report-of-shooting-at-seaus-home/


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User currently onlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 11319 posts, RR: 25
Reply 1, posted (3 years 4 months 13 hours ago) and read 1380 times:

Is it just me, or have there been a LOT of celebrity suicides/attempted suicides lately?

Sad.



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User currently offlinembmbos From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2672 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (3 years 4 months 13 hours ago) and read 1379 times:

That's really sad. I always liked Junior.

User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 17242 posts, RR: 50
Reply 3, posted (3 years 4 months 13 hours ago) and read 1365 times:

Wow, that is really sad. I remember him as a fierce linebacker, especially with San Diego during the '90s.


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User currently offlineSilver1SWA From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 4962 posts, RR: 24
Reply 4, posted (3 years 4 months 13 hours ago) and read 1344 times:
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He was such a huge public figure here in San Diego and such a likable member of the community. Really sad news.


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User currently offlinestarbuk7 From United States of America, joined Apr 2008, 601 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (3 years 4 months 13 hours ago) and read 1328 times:

Almost two years ago he had the traffic accident where he drove his SUV off of a cliff in Carlsbad.

http://www.tmz.com/2010/10/18/junior-seau-drives-truck-off-a-cliff/

Wonder if that was a precursor to this incident, I guess money does not solve all your problems.
He will be missed, RIP.


User currently offlinePSA53 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3120 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (3 years 4 months 13 hours ago) and read 1319 times:

Thanks for the great job you did with the Trojans,Chargers and a fabulous career we enjoyed!

R.I.P., Junior.



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User currently offlineSilver1SWA From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 4962 posts, RR: 24
Reply 7, posted (3 years 4 months 12 hours ago) and read 1318 times:
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Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 1):

Is it just me, or have there been a LOT of celebrity suicides/attempted suicides lately?

Sad.


Interesting conversation on the local news right now. First, he's the 8th player from the '94 Chargers Super Bowl team to have died young and also they are of course bringing up the concerns about possible brain trauma from football careers being linked to many former players either commuting suicide or attempting suicide. A sort of PTSD-like situation... It is interesting.



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User currently offlineRevelation From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 14204 posts, RR: 26
Reply 8, posted (3 years 4 months 12 hours ago) and read 1314 times:

Very sorry to hear this.


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User currently offlinetugger From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 6183 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (3 years 4 months 12 hours ago) and read 1305 times:

Sad, sad news. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.

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User currently offlinewindy95 From United States of America, joined Dec 2008, 2774 posts, RR: 8
Reply 10, posted (3 years 4 months 12 hours ago) and read 1296 times:

Quoting Silver1SWA (Reply 7):
First, he's the 8th player from the '94 Chargers Super Bowl team to have died young and also they are of course bringing up the concerns about possible brain trauma from football careers being linked to many former players either commuting suicide or attempting suicide. A sort of PTSD-like situation... It is interesting.

Sorry to hear this but it does seem to be a trending problem in the NFL. Dave Duersen of the Bears and Ray Easterling of the Falcons are also recent suicides. Double D and Junior are two of my favorite players.



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User currently offlineltbewr From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 13555 posts, RR: 17
Reply 11, posted (3 years 4 months 8 hours ago) and read 1219 times:

A great of the time he played, gone too soon. Many in his death believe that it may have had a base in game cause brain injury and that should be examined in an autopsy, but we cannot forget factors such as upbringing, psychological and mental health issues not connected with concussions and perhaps the frustration of life after glory playing days are over.

User currently onlinevikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 11319 posts, RR: 25
Reply 12, posted (3 years 4 months 8 hours ago) and read 1216 times:

Quoting Silver1SWA (Reply 7):
Interesting conversation on the local news right now. First, he's the 8th player from the '94 Chargers Super Bowl team to have died young and also they are of course bringing up the concerns about possible brain trauma from football careers being linked to many former players either commuting suicide or attempting suicide. A sort of PTSD-like situation... It is interesting.

I wasn't talking specifically about football players, but you're right, that is an interesting topic.



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User currently offlineBMI727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 16327 posts, RR: 27
Reply 13, posted (3 years 4 months 7 hours ago) and read 1202 times:

Quoting homer71 (Thread starter):
..from an apparent suicide. Wow, RIP to a San Diego icon

I hope an autopsy will determine the extent of CTE and if that may correlate to his suicide.



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User currently offlinetexdravid From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1391 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (3 years 4 months 7 hours ago) and read 1186 times:

Very, very sad when I saw this today. Never played for my favorite teams, but he was one of all time greats in the NFL. Never heard a bad word about him from anybody during his playing days.

Football loses so many of its players so young...the effects of multiple concussions and other head trauma is real, and the NFL needs to get a handle on this so that no more of its heroes dies before age 50.

RIP, Buddy.



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User currently offlineStarAC17 From Canada, joined Aug 2003, 3606 posts, RR: 10
Reply 15, posted (3 years 4 months 7 hours ago) and read 1181 times:

Quoting windy95 (Reply 10):
Sorry to hear this but it does seem to be a trending problem in the NFL. Dave Duersen of the Bears and Ray Easterling of the Falcons are also recent suicides. Double D and Junior are two of my favorite players.

Not just the NFL, its growing in the NHL as well and the issue is hits to the head and not just the dirty ones.

Neuroscientists think that the repeated head injuries eventually take its toll on the brain causing the type of mental health problems that lead to suicide.



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