Junior Seau will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame posthumously in August, but his family won’t be allowed to give (...)
Junior Seau, a former linebacker, committed suicide in 2012 and had a subsequent diagnosis of traumatic brain injury. Pro football’s Hall of Fame said it had ended speeches for deceased inductees.
While it now appears that the NFL didn’t try to muzzle the family of soon-to-be Hall of Famer Junior Seau in order to avoid a potential concussion-related embarrassment, the NFL already is making plans for the potential concussion-related embarrassment that it never will be able to silence. Per a league source, owners spent significant time…
Junior Seau's Hall of Fame enshrinement went from awkward and sad to really messy with the release of a New York Times story on Friday afternoon. According to the Times, Seau's family will not be allowed to speak at his Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony. Show More Summary
It was not that long ago that the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the presenters for this year’s group of inductees. On the list was Sydney Seau, the daughter of the late Junior Seau, who was chosen for Canton on his first year of eligibility. Show More Summary
Don’t pick up the phone when the Pro Football Hall of Fame calls, Rodney Harrison. They will want you to speak for Junior Seau at the induction ceremony, and you don’t want to do it. Ditto for you, Bobby Ross. Let them leave a message; you’ll get back to them in September. Show More Summary
Citing previous policies on posthumous inductions, the Pro Football Hall of Fame has barred Junior Seau's daughter from commenting during his presentation on Aug. 8.
The family of Junior Seau will not be allowed to address the crowd when the late San Diego Chargers linebacker is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next month, according to the New York Times.
A look at the Pro Football Hall of Fame's decision to prevent Junior Seau's family from speaking at his induction ceremony next month.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame has decided not to let the family of Junior Seau speak at his induction ceremony next month, the New York Times reports. And as quickly as the Times published its report, the public reacted — largely negatively. Junior Seau was not just any player. If his daughter wants to speak, […]
Junior Seau was one of eight former NFL players who made up the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. The induction ceremony will take place August 8 in Canton, Ohio, but the former linebacker's family won't be allowed to speak during...Show More Summary
Junior Seau’s induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next month will feature a video celebrating his on-field accomplishments, but no mention of his football-caused brain injuries or his self-inflicted fatal gunshot wound in 2012. It also will not feature any words from his family members. Read more...
The Pro Football Hall of Fame, citing time constraints and precedent, will not allow Junior Seau's family to speak at his enshrinement ceremony next month. NFL legend Junior Seau told his daughter Sydney that he wanted her to introduce him if he was even enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Show More Summary
SAN DIEGO — Junior Seau’s induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame was always going to be awkward, a chance to celebrate a marquee player known for his bone-crushing career while not dwelling on his controversial death tied to it. Show More Summary
The Junior Seau Hall of Fame enshrinement went from awkward and sad to really messy with the release of a New York Times story on Friday afternoon. According to the Times, Seau's family will not be allowed to speak at his Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony. Show More Summary
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the names of the people selected by the Class of 2015 to serve as their presenters and Syndey Seau was on the list as the presenter for her late father Junior Seau. The other presenters will give speeches introducing the inductees, but the younger Seau will not. The…
‘I just want to give the speech he would have given. It wasn’t going to be about this mess.’
Seau, a former linebacker for the San Diego Chargers, committed suicide in 2012 and had a subsequent diagnosis of traumatic brain injury. The Hall of Fame said it had eliminated speeches for deceased inductees to save time.
Junior Seau committed suicide by shooting himself in the chest at age 43. A study of his brain revealed him to have been suffering from (...)
We have another major update to unveil here at Notinhalloffame.com as the Football List has been revised. A month ago, the Class of 2014 was unveiled over Super Bowl Weekend, and like last year the Baseball and Rock and Roll list have been unveiled much quicker than last year. Show More Summary