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Junior Seau, Kurt Warner among nominees for Pro Football Hall of Fame

10 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Linebacker Junior Seay and quarterback Kurt Warner were among the 113 modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

Junior Seau, Kurt Warner among former players eligible for Pro Football Hall of Fame

10 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Kurt Warner, Junior Seau and 13 other first-time nominees will get their initial crack at induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Associated Press reported Tuesday night. In total, 99 players and 14 coaches will be up for induction, with 25 semifinalists announced in November and 15 finalists announced in January. The four […]

Preliminary 2015 Hall of Fame ballot announced

A high-profile rookie class including Chargers linebacker Junior Seau and Rams teammates Kurt Warner, Orlando Pace, Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt are among the preliminary nominees for the 2015 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The Hall announced the list of 99 players and 14 coaches who will be considered for induction among…

Family Rejects NFL Settlement; Embraces Idea That Football, Not Junior Seau, Killed Junior Seau

The family of Junior Seau has opted out of the NFL concussion lawsuit settlement. The deal grants the survivors of victims of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease that Boston University researchers report finding in Junior Seau upon autopsy, $4 million. Show More Summary

Junior Seau’s Family Opts Out Of NFL Concussion Settlement

Junior Seau’s family wants answers, not just a decision. USA Today is reporting that the Seau family is not happy with the settlement between the NFL and thousands of former NFL players. Therefore, the Seau family will continue with their lawsuit they filed against the NFL in January of 2013. Show More Summary

Junior Seau's family to opt out of NFL concussion settlement

11 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The late Junior Seau’s family will opt out of the proposed NFL concussion settlement, their attorney said Wednesday.

Junior Seau's Family Rejects Concussion Settlement With NFL

11 months agoSports : Deadspin

Junior Seau's family will back out of the proposed concussion settlement being offered to former NFL players, ESPN's Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru report today. Instead, the family will pursue its own wrongful death suit, according to the family's lawyer, Steven Strauss. Read more...

NFL news roundup: Raiders closing in on deal to stay in Oakland, Cowboys say Michael Sam signing about football

Junior Seau's family has also opted out of the NFL's concussion settlement. Raiders, City of Oakland close to new stadium deal It's an open secret that Raiders owner Mark Davis doesn't want his team to continue playing in the nearly 50-year-old Coliseum much past this season. Show More Summary

Seau's family opts out of NFL concussion settlement

The family of Junior Seau has opted out of the proposed NFL settlement with former players over concussion-related injuries.

Junior Seau's family opts out of NFL concussion settlement

Junior Seau's 2012 suicide made him the face of the NFL's concussion crisis. Now, his family has decided to opt out of the NFL's proposed concussion settlement, a move that could alter the settlement's dynamic. As reported by ESPN's "Outside the Lines," the Seau family will instead continue to pursue a wrongful-death lawsuit filed in January 2013. Show More Summary

Junior Seau’s family to opt out of NFL’s concussion settlement with former players

11 months agoSports : The Early Lead

The relatives of former NFL standout Junior Seau, who committed suicide in 2012 after showing signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), will not participate in a proposed class-action settlement between the NFL and thousands of former players who had filed concussion-related lawsuits, ESPN reported early Wednesday. The Seau family now will attempt to continue with […]

Junior Seau's Family Reportedly Will Proceed with Wrongful Death Lawsuit vs. NFL

The family of former NFL linebacker Junior Seau will reportedly pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the league, per's Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru: The decision to "opt out" means the Seaus will proceed with a wrongful death lawsuit they filed in January 2013. Show More Summary

Seau’s use of Ambien questioned

More than two years ago, linebacker Junior Seau committed suicide.  It was reported at the time that Seau had been taking Ambien to help him sleep, albeit unsuccessfully. Now, in San Diego reports that Seau indeed had Ambien in his home at the time of his death.  The ABC affiliate in San Diego also…

Manti Te'o Post-Surgery: Franchise Player but Junior Seau Comparisons Unfair

San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te'o underwent foot surgery earlier this month. Did the injury negatively affect his play this year? Can a healthy Te'o make an impact for the Chargers in the future? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and the Associated...Show More Summary

Concern Raised Over Opt-Out Terms of NFL Concussion Settlement

The NFL’s $764 million concussion settlement with retired players may appear to be within inches from the goal line, but the family of the late NFL star Junior Seau is putting up resistance, emerging as one of the most vocal critics of the proposed settlement.

Junior Seau Lawsuit Continues, Family Unhappy With Settlement

Junior Seau’s family have raised their objections to a proposed $760million lawsuit settlement that was arranged by the NFL to pay off thousands of former NFL players. Around 4,500 former players have come together to make the case, which charges that the National Football League downplayed the risk of concussions in the sport. Show More Summary

Why the NFL Should Embrace Medical Marijuana

The consequences of injuries sustained by NFL players have gotten more attention lately, in part due to the tragic death of Junior Seau and others who were found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy. That’s started a debate about safety and the care players receive. Show More Summary

NFL Wanted Junior Seau's Brain Kept Away From Concussion Researchers It Didn't Like, Documentary Alleges

In the PBS documentary, "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis,"one of the most troubling allegations is that the NFL actively worked to keep the brain of Junior Seau out of the hands of research teams that have been critical of the league's efforts in the past. Show More Summary

Colin Kaepernick defends wearing Dolphins hat, which he didn’t need to do

When I was a teenager I went to San Diego Chargers training camp, and saw Junior Seau in a Jacksonville Jaguars shirt. I thought it was a little weird (obviously, since I remember it). But about two seconds later I shrugged and realized...Show More Summary

ProFootballTalk: San Diego Chargers Mt. Rushmore

Mike Florio puts Dan Fouts, Charlie Joiner, Lance Alworth and Junior Seau on his San Diego Chargers Mt. Rushmore. The fans went with a more modern Mt. Rushmore selecting LaDainian Tomlinson and Kellen Winslow instead of Joiner and Alworth.  

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