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JUNIOR SEAU RUMORS & GOSSIP

Borland's retirement brings out worst in NFL media

We've all seen this movie far too many times.  Some single kernel of news crosses the NFL wire and otherwise (presumably) intelligent writers wildly claw to be the first to paint a cornfield.  The NFL media arms race to be the most sage-y dot connector is the leading cause of a too-often poorly informed fan base.  Fans of this game and eager consumers of written NFL content deserve...
Via Football By Football
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Patriot Junior Seau Headlines 2015 Pro Football Hall Of Fame Class

PHOENIX — Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2015 also includes a pair of contributors, Bill Polian and Ron Wolf, along with senior selection Mick Tingelhoff. The announcement was made Saturday, a day before Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks. Seau...
Via NESN.com
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class announced

The 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class was announced on Saturday night in the lead up to the annual NFL Awards program, which recognizes the best of the best from the NFL season. Taking the stage together after the announcement (minus the late-great Junior Seau), here is your 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class with some brief blurbs about each soon-to-be inductee. Junior Seau...
Via Sportsnaut
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Belichick, Brady can't imagine Hall of Fame without Seau

CHANDLER, Ariz. — If Junior Seau isn’t elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, then Tom Brady and Bill Belichick will have an issue with the selection committee. Seau played four seasons with the New England Patriots from 2006 to 2009, appearing in 38 games, recording 4.5 sacks and 121 tackles. Seau is a first-time Hall of Fame finalist this season, and Belichick...
Via NESN.com
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Patriot Junior Seau Among NFL Hall Of Fame Finalists; Ty Law Left Out

A former New England Patriot is one of three players who could enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame in their first year of elibility. Another former Patriot wasn’t so lucky. Linebacker Junior Seau, quarterback Kurt Warner and offensive lineman Orlando Pace are among 18 finalists for the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015, the league announced Thursday night...
Via NESN.com
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior Seau's family lashes out at NFL

Showtime’s 60 Minutes Sports will air a segment on Tuesday that focuses on Junior Seau’s family and their thoughts on how the National Football League has responded to calls for it to take on more responsibility relating to concussions and head injuries of former players. In the segment, Seau’s ex-wife talked about how her late husband would react to the injuries that he suffered...
Via Sportsnaut
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: Junior Seau Is ‘So Deserving’ Of Hall Of Fame Induction

Junior Seau is a first-time nominee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2015, and he certainly has New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick’s vote. Seau finished his 20-year career under Belichick with the Patriots from 2006 to 2009. The head coach briefly spoke about the linebacker’s legendary career and tragic death Wednesday during a news conference with the media...
Via NESN.com
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior Seau's family rejects concussion settlement

All-time NFL great Junior Seau passed away at the age of 43 on May 2, 2012 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. For those of us who remember watching the future Hall of Fame play the game of football and understood how he lived life off the field, this came as a tremendous shock.  Once it happened, there were obviously more questions than answers. And that’s where...
Via Sportsnaut
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Seau family objects to NFL's $765M concussion deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The family of the late NFL star Junior Seau plans to object to the proposed $765 million settlement of player concussion claims because the fund would not pay wrongful death claims to survivors. Although the players' lawsuits accused the NFL of concealing known concussion risks, there would be no blame assessed as part of the settlement, and no punitive damages...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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