NFL Suicide Junior Seau Brain Trashed Over Hits Say Scientists

These are not the results NFL team owners were hoping for by any stretch, NFL linebacker Junior Seau committed suicide because he secretly suffered a debilitating brain disease caused by two decades worth of hits to the head.

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Seau, 43, was a beloved San Diego’s Chargers Linebacker who also went on to play for other teams, shot himself in the chest at his Oceanside Ca, home, He left behind four children.

It was Seau’s own family who donated the all-star player’s brain to neuroscientists who are conducting ongoing research on traumatic brain injury and football players.

Gina Seau, his ex-wife said Seau had expressed having difficulty sleeping and seemed to become withdrawn and “detached emotionally” from his children. In one exchange, he described his mood as “low” and “dark.”

 “A lot of things, towards the end of his life, patterns that we saw and things that worried us, it makes sense now,” she said of the diagnosis.

 
The night before he killed himself, Seau sent a text to his ex-wife and kids saying, “I love you.” The text would sadly become his last words.

BREAKING NEWS Confirmed: Junior Seau Dead at 43

Former NFL star Junior Seau, 43, died at his Oceanside, Calif., home Wednesday.

Coincidence? Seau becomes the eighth member of the 1994 San Diego Chargers, who lost Super Bowl XXIX to the 49ers, to die at a young age. The others: Chris Mims, David Griggs, Rodney Culver, Lewis Bush, Curtis Whitley, Shawn Lee and Doug Miller.

San Diego native and current Dolphins tailback Reggie Bush tweeted:

Perez’s Puncher A Probie?

You guys like that alliteration?

Polo Molina, the man who socked Perez Hilton, might be facing a whole lot of trouble.  So far, his fight with Perez was really more headlines than it was legal problems.  But now it’s been revealed that Mr. Molina is on probation for a DUI.  Yeah, not good.  A judge could definitely consider this altercation a violation of his probation and toss him in the slammer for 6 months.

So, for all the huffing and puffing about Perez Hilton, his lawsuit might actually put this guy away for a long while.  And he thought Will.I.Am was mad at him before.