It is a sad day, indeed, with the news that Junior Seau is dead.
The reports out of San Diego and Oceanside, Calif., are that the former 12-time Pro Bowl linebacker for the Chargers’ body was found at his home in Oceanside this morning by his girlfriend and police are investigating the death as a suicide. Seau was 43.
But to me and those on the Seahawks who played against him twice a season from 1990-2001, he will always be 55 – his uniform number. If you were to select the Seahawks’ all-time, all-opponents team, Seau would be the middle linebacker. And a unanimous choice. He also played for the Dolphins (2003-05) and Patriots (2006-09) during his 20-season NFL career, but never as well as he had played for the Chargers.
In 23 games
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