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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 05:13:42 -0800
Former NFL LB Junior Seau had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May. Results of a study of Seau's brain revealed abnormalities consistent with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
Mon, 20 Aug 2012 16:29:10 -0700
An autopsy done on former NFL LB Junior Seau revealed that Seau did not have any alcohol or illegal drugs in his system when he decided to commit suicide in May.
Wed, 16 May 2012 04:55:36 -0700
The home of former NFL LB Junior Seau was burglarized last week, only five days after he committed suicide inside the house, according to police. The thief went through the cabinets before stealing a bicycle worth around $500 that was the property of a friend of Seau.
Sat, 12 May 2012 04:53:34 -0700
The San Diego Chargers announced late Friday, May 11, that they will retire former LB Junior Seau's No. 55 jersey in a halftime ceremony during the team's home opener Sept. 16.
Fri, 04 May 2012 06:28:55 -0700
Former NFL MLB Gary Plummer said he thinks the late LB Junior Seau had probably 1,500 concussions in his career. "In the 1990s, I did a concussion seminar. They said a Grade 3 concussion meant you were knocked out, and a Grade 1 meant you were seeing stars after a hit, which made me burst out in laughter," Plummer said. "As a middle linebacker in the NFL, if you don't have five of these (Grade 1 effects) each game, you were inactive the next game. Junior played for 20 years. That's five concussions a game, easily. How many in his career then? That's over 1,500 concussions. I know that's startling, but I know it's true. I had over 1,000 in my 15 years. I felt the effects of it. I felt depression going on throughout my divorce. Junior went through it with his divorce."
Thu, 03 May 2012 07:41:06 -0700
Former NFL LB Junior Seau reportedly never complained about concussion-related medical problems and didn't appear to be suffering from depression.
Thu, 03 May 2012 07:18:04 -0700
Researchers in Boston studying deceased players' brains for evidence of trauma are attempting to obtain former NFL LB Junior Seau's.
Thu, 03 May 2012 04:55:39 -0700
Updating a previous item, police are investigating the possibility that former NFL LB Junior Seau's death was a suicide. Police said no suicide note was found and they didn't immediately know to whom the gun was registered. Seau's ex-wife, Gina, said that he texted her and each of their three children separate messages: "I love you."
Wed, 02 May 2012 11:31:53 -0700
Former NFL LB Junior Seau was found dead in his house Wednesday, May 2, from a gunshot wound to his chest. It is believed Seau may have committed suicide. KFFL offers its condolences to Seau's family and friends.
Mon, 18 Oct 2010 11:05:26 -0700
Updating a previous report, former NFL LB Junior Seau was hospitalized Monday, Oct. 18, after his SUV fell off a cliff and fell down around 30 feet, reports Debbi Baker, of the San Diego Union-Tribune.
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