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One-Time Raiders Defensive End Anthony Smith May Be The NFL's First Sociopathic Serial Killer

2 years agoSports : Deadspin

Anthony Smith was a defensive end for Alabama and Arizona for four years before being drafted 11th in the first round of the 1990 NFL Draft (six spots behind Junior Seau, six ahead of Emmitt Smith). He played seven seasons for the Raiders—the...Show More Summary

PFT Live: Does trading Revis make sense?

Mike Florio talks about the Jets exploring a Darrelle Revis trade, the reemergence of Ray Lewis‘ past, and if Junior Seau’s family suing the NFL will hold up in a court of law.

She danced on my head like Arthur Murray

Maybe it’s because the topic is concussions here, but reading this piece of stupidity from the Pink Himalayan one made my head hurt (h/t reader D): So Junior Seau’s family is suing the NFL over head injuries, which lead to chronic brain damage, and possibly his suicide. [...] But this lawsuit strikes me as pretty [...]

ProFootballTalk: Biggest questions left after Seau’s death

Mike Florio comments on the lawsuit filed stemming from Junior Seau’s death and wonders if Seau willingly played football despite realizing he was suffering from significant cognitive symptoms.

Junior Seau's family sues NFL for brain damage from repeated hits

After testing revealed a degenerative brain disease, the family of the late Junior Seau has filed a lawsuit against the NFL. The suit claims the NFL hid information about the risks associated with the hard hits to the head the players take.

Seau lawsuit outlines symptoms dating back to mid-1990s

The complaint filed by the estate and four children of linebacker Junior Seau contains claims and allegations typical of the thousands of other concussion lawsuits.  For example, the lawsuit refers to the NFL’s glorification of violent play via videos sold by NFL Films, quoting Seau from a 1993 offering in which he says, “If I…

Junior Seau's Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against NFL

2 years agoNews : The Two-Way

The NFL linebacker committed suicide last year and a study of his brain found he suffered chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a disease associated with receptive injuries to the head.

Junior Seau's Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against NFL

Relatives of former linebacker Junior Seau have filed a wrongful death suit against the National Football League, claiming the player's suicide stemmed from the brain disease he suffered due to blows to the head sustained while playing football. [ more › ]

Junior Seau's Family Sues NFL

Junior Seau's family has filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL, arguing that the former linebacker's suicide was the direct result of repetitive head trauma, and that the league's "acts or omissions" hid the danger of that trauma, the AP reports. The family is also suing helmet maker Riddell...

Junior Seau’s family files wrongful death lawsuit against NFL

In a lawsuit that could have a significant impact on the NFL, the family of Junior Seau has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in California Superior Court against the league, according to the Associated Press. Seau committed suicide last May at age 43. Show More Summary

Junior Seau's family sues NFL over his brain injuries

The family of football star Junior Seau is suing the National Football League, asserting that he committed suicide because of the brain injuries suffered during his career.

Junior Seau’s Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against NFL

The family of deceased NFL star Junior Seau has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the NFL. Seau committed suicide after suffering from brain disease caused by violent hits he received while playing in the league. The Seau lawsuit was filed on Wednesday in California Superior Court. In their lawsuit the family blames the NFL [...]Show More Summary

Junior Seau's family sues NFL over brain injuries

2 years agoSports : The Early Lead

The family of Junior Seau has filed a lawsuit against the NFL, alleging that he committed suicide because of brain disease caused by repeated violent hits over the course of his football career. The wrongful death lawsuit was filed Wednesday...Show More Summary

Junior Seau's Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against NFL

The family of former NFL linebacker Junior Seau has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the NFL, according to Barry Wilner of the Associated Press (via NBC Sports). The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the former linebacker's suicide was the result of brain disease caused by violent hits he sustained while playing football. Show More Summary

Seau Family Sues NFL, Helmet Manufacturer

Junior Seau's family sued the NFL and helmet manufacturer Riddell on Wednesday in a California Superior Court in San Diego. According to the Associated Press, the wrongful death lawsuit against the NFL claims Seau developed chronic traumatic...Show More Summary

Junior Seau's Family Is Suing The NFL

The AP reports:Seau was one of the best linebackers during his 20 seasons in the NFL. He retired in…

Junior Seau's Family Sues NFL Over Brain Injuries

Junior Seau's family has filed a lawsuit against the NFL over brain injuries the Chargers legend sustained during his career -- injuries they claim caused him to kill himself.The family filed the wrongful death lawsuit today in San Diego, claiming…

Seau estate sues NFL

On the heels of the disclosure that linebacker Junior Seau suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephelopathy when he committed suicide in May 2012, Seau’s estate is now suing the NFL for wrongful death. The suit was filed Wednesday in California Superior Court. The NFL likely will move swiftly to shift the case to federal court and…

Junior Seau's family suing NFL over brain injuries

The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the former linebacker's suicide was the result of brain disease caused by violent hits he sustained while playing football.

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