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Posts Tagged ‘Junior Seau’

Former Chargers LB Seau Suffered From Chronic Brain Damage

Long time Chargers LB Junior Seau suffered from chronic brain damage his family told ABC News, ESPN in an exclusive interview. Seau dead of a gunshot to the chest from a .357 magnum revolver in his bed after a morning workout on May 2nd, 2012. The 6-foot, 3-inch, 275-pound Seau, a star at Oceanside High, […]

Rosario Grabs Three TD’s; Chargers Blow Out Titans 38-10

On a day when the Chargers honored former linebacker Junior Seau, the team rose to the occasion, pounding the Tennessee Titans easily 38-10 to push to 2-0 on the season. Seau would have been proud of tight end Dante Rosario, who came out of the shadow of Antonio Gates to score three touchdowns from QB […]

Bolts Will Retire Seau’s #55 Before Matchup with Titans

The Chargers will retire former linebacker Junior Seau’s number 55 before hosting the Titans (0-1) on Sunday. No. 55 will join Lance Alworth’s No. 19 and Dan Fouts’ No. 14 as the only retired numbers in the team’s 53-year history. Seau, the hard-hitting, fist-pumping emotional leader of the Chargers for 13 of his 20 NFL […]

Police Report: Seau Fired One Shot to Kill Himself

Oceanside police say Junior Seau fired one shot from a .357-caliber Magnum to kill himself at his home May 2nd in a report that reveals details of the NFL great’s suicide. In the report released Tuesday, U-T San Diego ( says Seau’s girlfriend told police she last saw him alive that day at 7:45 a.m. […]

Bolts to Retire Seau’s #55

The Chargers will officially retire No. 55 in honor of the late Junior Seau, Chargers president Dean Spanos announced on Friday. “Junior’s accomplishments on the field speak for themselves,” Spanos said. “His play on the field combined with his leadership and charisma became the face of this team for more than a decade. I can’t […]

Coroner Releases Seau’s Body to His Family

County officials say the body of former NFL linebacker Junior Seau was released to his family this weekend after undergoing an autopsy. The North County Times reports researchers have expressed interest in studying Seau’s brain, which may have suffered many concussions during his long football career. Seau committed suicide by shooting himself in the chest […]

Death of Junior Seau Officially Ruled a Suicide

Junior Seau’s death has been ruled a suicide by the San Diego County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy Thursday confirmed that the former NFL linebacker died of a gunshot wound to the chest, the medical examiner’s office said. The office said further details would be released in a final investigative report, which may take up […]

Spanos and Turner Release Statements on the Passing of Seau

The Chargers have released a statement on the passing of former LB Junior Seau. Owner Dean Spanos and head coach Norv Turner have released the following statements: From Spanos: “”I can’t put into words how I’m feeling right now. I’m shocked and devastated. Junior was my friend. We all lost a friend today. Junior was […]