Rip Junior Seau
Posted 02 May 2012 - 07:10 PM
Accidents, illness and the bizzare have all struck the 1994 Chargers. The tragic list:
• Linebacker David Griggs wrecked his car in Davie, Fla., in 1995. Tests showed he was legally drunk. He was 28.
• Running back Rodney Culver was killed in the ValuJet airplane crash in Florida in 1996. He was 26.
• Linebacker Doug Miller was struck by lightning in 1998 in Colorado. He was 28.
• Center Curtis Whitley died of a drug overdose in 2008. He was 39.
• Defensive end Chris Mims died from an enlarged heart in 2008. He was 38.
• Defensive lineman Shawn Lee suffered a heart attack in February 2011. He was 44.
• Linebacker Lew Bush also suffered a heart attack, in December 2011. He was 42.
• Seau died of a gunshot wound to the chest, which police are investigating as a suicide. He was 43.
Posted 02 May 2012 - 07:39 PM
Posted 03 May 2012 - 10:24 PM
In any case, I feel sorry for his family, especially his kids. I have 5 kids and couldn't imagine doing something like that, which might speak to the state of mind he was in.