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Offline cmdterps44

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« Reply #550: May 02, 2012, 02:20:37 PM »
holy crap

Offline mitlen

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« Reply #551: May 02, 2012, 02:21:17 PM »

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« Reply #552: May 02, 2012, 02:23:02 PM »
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A law enforcement source at the scene tells us Junior committed suicide ... shot himself

Why?

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« Reply #553: May 02, 2012, 02:24:11 PM »
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@SI_LeeJenkins: Seau is the eighth member of the Chargers '94 Super Bowl team to pass.

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« Reply #554: May 02, 2012, 02:24:55 PM »
Why does anyone kill theirself? Because they were very unhappy, or were not well in the head.

Could just as easily be another NFL'er who suffered from brain damage afterwards that lead to depression that lead to his death.

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« Reply #555: May 02, 2012, 02:42:31 PM »
So many times depression is linked to repeated head trauma over the years.  Don't let your kids play tackle football.

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« Reply #556: May 02, 2012, 02:42:40 PM »
Not exactly shocking news but sad, sad news regardless. 

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« Reply #557: May 02, 2012, 02:43:40 PM »
So many times depression is linked to repeated head trauma over the years.  Don't let your kids play tackle football.

Depression is also linked to a zillion other things, money and the emptiness of life among them.

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« Reply #558: May 02, 2012, 02:52:13 PM »
Depression is also linked to a zillion other things, money and the emptiness of life among them.

...  and sometime just plain old genetics.   

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« Reply #559: May 02, 2012, 03:23:55 PM »
Depression is also linked to a zillion other things, money and the emptiness of life among them.

he supposedly shot himself in the chest, so his brain will get examined

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« Reply #560: May 02, 2012, 03:37:45 PM »
Seau is the eighth member of the 1994 Chargers, who reached the Super Bowl and lost to to the San Francisco 49ers, to die at a young age. He was predeceased by Chris Mims, David Griggs, Rodney Culver, Lewis Bush, Curtis Whitley, Shawn Lee and Doug Miller.

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« Reply #561: May 02, 2012, 03:53:05 PM »
Which one passed away in the plane crash?

Culver?

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« Reply #562: May 02, 2012, 05:12:07 PM »
Which one passed away in the plane crash?

Culver?

Yes, in Florida

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« Reply #563: May 02, 2012, 05:26:44 PM »
Seau shot himself in the chest. Good to see another football player protecting his brain, likely for research.

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« Reply #564: May 02, 2012, 05:32:17 PM »
Depression is also linked to a zillion other things, money and the emptiness of life among them.

Still, it's scary how many football players have serious brain issues later in life.

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« Reply #565: May 02, 2012, 05:41:54 PM »
Still, it's scary how many football players have serious brain issues later in life.

It's the price of playing the game.  Like I always say - don't want to get punched, don't get in the ring.

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« Reply #566: May 02, 2012, 05:43:26 PM »
He always seemed like an up and down kind of guy.  He had the TV show, showed great spirit and community involvement, was popular, etc... but also had that drive off a cliff (literally) that he said was a car malfunction.  In hind sight, makes one skeptical of that.

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« Reply #567: May 02, 2012, 06:09:52 PM »
Marcellus Wiley tried to summon tears for the piece he did on ESPN about Seau but they never materialized. 

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« Reply #568: May 02, 2012, 06:12:38 PM »
Lavar almost broke down on the air and left mid show

Offline Lintyfresh85

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« Reply #569: May 03, 2012, 10:49:14 AM »
Suggs out for the year with a torn Achilles.


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« Reply #571: May 03, 2012, 12:46:25 PM »
Suggs out for the year with a torn Achilles.

The LB for the Ravens?   

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« Reply #572: May 03, 2012, 12:49:46 PM »
The LB for the Ravens?   

Yeah.

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« Reply #573: May 03, 2012, 12:57:01 PM »
Yeah.

Whoa, that's bad news.   He's their best.

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« Reply #574: May 03, 2012, 01:07:24 PM »
FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCCCCCCCCCKKKKKKKKKKKKK KKKKKKK!!!!!!

Why T-Sizzle? WHY????  :lol:

Seriously though, the balance of power has shifted in the AFC North. I would put the Steelers and Bengals as the favorites to win the division now. Ravens will be in it, but I have no idea how they'll generate any kind of pass rush this season. The pass rush was a weakness and it was something they wanted to address this offseason. The offensive line was a concern also, and they have done nothing this offseason to address that.