Junior Seau’s family to donate his brain to researchers
NFL Hall of Famer Junior Seau’s family has chosen to donate his brain to science after his death last Wednesday. The former Chargers center was found dead in his home from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot to the chest.
Junior Seau is the latest in a string of former NFL players who have committed suicide. This troubling development comes at a time when the league is facing lawsuits alleging that it did not give players adequate warnings about the dangers of concussions. They also claim that mental issues former players were facing, and their subsequent suicides, are related to concussions they suffered on the field.
Junior Seau was admitted to the NFL Hall of Fame during halftime of a Nov. 27, 2011, game at Qualcomm Stadium. He will be remembered for his innumerable contributions to San Diego, both on and off the field.
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