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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #30 on: May 12, 2012, 08:55:21 pm »
I can't look at the guy without thinking "quitter"

and I hate quitters...that's not what life is about.  It's about staying in the game...neither guy was sick with a death sentence disease/  Both also had unlimited resources to get help

I don't really know how to explain my feelings on it....they wasted a gift and basically ****ed over their families and friends leaving everyone else with a big middle finger sticking in their faces.

How do you think Seau's mom feels?  What about his kids..
will she ever understand why her son killed himself.

or Kurt Cobain's daughter...she's 17 and has never known her dad.

as a person of some value in life...and we all have value.....you can't pull the rip cord because you just want out....and leave that on everyone else's shoulder.

one guy could play football well, the other could play guitar and sing...both were ultimately selfish and didn't give a **** about the people around them./

like I said...a lot of mixed feelings for me when people kill themselves..




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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #31 on: May 12, 2012, 09:07:17 pm »
Everything you said is how I feel about suicide. It's selfish. But what I was hoping you see in the clip is LT trying to heal some of those wounds that the Seau's are having to deal with right now. I don't condone those that go down the road of suicide. No family or friends should have to be made to suffer after the fact.

In one of the clips posted above, they talk with the kids after the memorial and simperingly they are doing okay. They looked to be a good spirits and that is a positive.
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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #32 on: May 12, 2012, 09:14:58 pm »
yeah not trying to get preachy or anything...and I get the tribute because my opinion on someone doing that and how other people might react and then need to heal are totally different.

it's important to try and help those people deal with the loss...to come together...so it's a great thing.

it took me YEARS to even listen to Nirvana...and trust me I am not comparing the two guys as people....but I mean it went from a band a I really liked....to something that was just completely ruined for me...it's impossible for me to really listen to it...and not think it's all been totally tainted by the "end" of the story.

sucks man...Seau should have been helped...I don't understand why his friends didn't do a serious intervention for the guy.

I had a friend a few years back...and he and his wife split up...I mean we all went into IMMEDIATE action because we all knew he wasn't the most stable guy....and the reality was, we needed to find him immediately....and make sure someone was with him....no one I knew had the resources to go as far as Seau's crowd could ever go....so it bothers me that he didn't help himself...and then where were all the people he'd known the last 20 years....No one was concerned...no one thought the guy needed help.

I just find that very hard to believe/

but people slip through the cracks....he might have been one of those people....just happened he was a multi millionaire with a lot of rich friends.

all the resources....no communication.

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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #33 on: May 12, 2012, 09:23:08 pm »
I wouldn't hoid it against his friends for not helping him. I've watched a lot of interviews over the past week and the common thing that came up is that they just didn't know he needed help because 'Seau was Seau' in always being that "happy go lucky" guy with the mile wide smile. Junior wasn't one to reach out and ask for help. And some of the friends that have been interviewed about him did in fact ask him straight to his face if he was doing alright or needed any kind of help and the answer was always "I'm good. Really good".

Can't really pursue it further than that if that's the answer you're always going to get.

Sucks about you not being able to listen to Nirvana anymore. I know how much they meant to you.
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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #34 on: May 12, 2012, 09:26:29 pm »
Soundgarden was by far my favorite...but I liked Nirvana a lot.

Danna bought me the Nirvana box set a year back, that's like 4 CD's worth of unreleased material, a few dvd concerts,  and book.....I have never even looked at it.

just don't care....Cobain ruined it for me...I thought I wanted it, but got it...and just couldn't bring myself to even look through it....I don't even know where I put it

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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #35 on: May 12, 2012, 09:28:36 pm »
It'll pop up.....some day.
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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #36 on: May 12, 2012, 09:31:33 pm »
oh I am sure, funny I really have no idea where it is...I couldn't even guess

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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #37 on: June 07, 2012, 07:04:30 pm »
NFL Lawsuit Filed Over Head Injuries: Junior Seau's Death Revisited

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCuGNEZBTm4

I knew it was only a matter of time before the suing began............
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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #38 on: January 10, 2013, 01:33:27 pm »
NFL Player Junior Seau Had Brain Disease CTE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACgFz3ddW0M

Football Head Trauma Debate

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iakiXBjn2vM

I'm not at all shocked by the news that he had brain injuries that led to issues of his mental stability late in his life. So sad.
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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #39 on: January 10, 2013, 01:38:32 pm »
yeah major goosebumps...I read this today earlier.

I am not really sure what they can do...they try and protect the head as much as possible...but it's essentially like trying to stop people from boxing or MMA.  It's not going to happen to most players....so I think it's a risk...but the reward is also there for those who play.

any physical sport like that is going to run the human body through the ringer...but the bottom line is it's very sad...but he did have some amazing amazing triumphs in his life.

lets never forget that.


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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #40 on: January 10, 2013, 01:45:01 pm »
Well, there has been talk (among fans) that one possible solution would be to have Football players follow in the footsteps of Rugby because it would cut down drastically the number of players tackling with their 'heads'. Sure, they would have to alter a great deal of rules to fit within this new shift. But rules are nothing when a player will be better protected in the long run. Will this ever happen? Not a snowballs chance in hell. There is "glamour" that comes with Football and part of that does have to do with the players and their "battle amour" if you will. The NFL would lose so much money from merch sales alone. It would actually cripple the league.
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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #41 on: January 10, 2013, 02:05:31 pm »
yeah I agree.

I seriously don't think it will change....there's just not enough of these guys going nuts and killing themselves.

but I know tons have lifelong physical injuries...but it's the risk reward and as you said...a TON of money driving this ****.

nothing will change other than maybe the design of the helmets or padding around the neck area.

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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #42 on: January 23, 2013, 11:12:57 am »
Junior Seau’s family sues NFL over his brain injuries

I'm confident that there will plenty more lawsuits of other NFL families with former players suffering from head trauma.
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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #43 on: May 02, 2013, 03:46:56 pm »
Remembering Junior Seau

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qzH5xbpFqE

Wow, I just saw that today is the one-year anniversary. Man, time blew by incredibly fast. Seems like it was just a few months ago.
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Re: Junior Seau (January 19, 1969 – May 2, 2012)
« Reply #44 on: January 31, 2015, 11:03:26 pm »
Junior Seau voted into Pro Football Hall of Fame


Sheesh, it's already been 3 years? Anyway, he better be going into the Hall as a Charger.
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