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  Is football responsible for Junior Seau’s death?

NFL great Junior Seau dead in apparent suicide

  Former NFL star Junior Seau was found dead at his home Wednesday in what police say appears to be a suicide. NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez reports.

NFL Hall-of-Famer weighs in on apparent suicide of Junior Seau

  The apparent suicide of Junior Seau raises new questions about NFL head injuries.  Hall of Fame Giants Linebacker Harry Carson and acclaimed neurosurgeon Dr. Julian Bailes discuss the dangers of years of abuse on the field.

Retired NFL star Seau dies

  Twelve-time NFL Pro Bowl linebacker Junior Seau died today of an appearant self-inflicted gunshot wound. NBC's Gabe Gutierrez reports.

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  Police investigate possible suicide in death of NFL star Junior Seau

The mother of retired NFL star Junior Seau reacts to the news about her son, who died of a gunshot wound after a possible suicide.

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File photo shows a football helmet's health warning sticker pictured between a U.S. flag and the number 55, in memory of former student and NFL player Junior Seau, as the Oceanside Pirates high school football team prepares for their Friday night game
File photo shows a football helmet's health warning sticker pictured between a U.S. flag and the number 55, in memory of former student and NFL player Junior Seau, as the Oceanside Pirates high school football team prepares for their Friday night game

A football helmet's health warning sticker is pictured between a U.S. flag and the number 55, in memory of former student and NFL player Junior Seau, as the Oceanside Pirates high school football team prepares for their Friday night game in Oceanside, California in this September 14, 2012 file photo

File photograph of No.55 jersey on display at Qualcomm Stadium as part of "Celebration of Life" memorial in San Diego
File photograph of No.55 jersey on display at Qualcomm Stadium as part of "Celebration of Life" memorial in San Diego

A No.55 jersey is seen on display at Qualcomm Stadium as part of a "Celebration of Life" memorial, held in memory of former San Diego Chargers and NFL linebacker Junior Seau in San Diego, California in this May 11, 2012 file photograph. The family of former San Diego Chargers player Junior Seau, who

File photograph of the parents of Junior Seau attending a "Celebration of Life" memorial in memory of their son and former NFL linebacker in San Diego
File photograph of the parents of Junior Seau attending a "Celebration of Life" memorial in memory of their son and former NFL linebacker in San Diego

The parents of Junior Seau, Tiaina and Luisa, attend a "Celebration of Life" memorial in memory of their son and former NFL linebacker in San Diego, California in this May 11, 2012 file photograph. The family of former San Diego Chargers player Junior Seau, who killed himself last year, sued the Na

A football helmet's health warning sticker is pictured between a U.S. flag and the number 55, in memory of former student and NFL player Junior Seau, as the Oceanside Pirates high school football team prepares for their Friday night game in Oceanside
A football helmet's health warning sticker is pictured between a U.S. flag and the number 55, in memory of former student and NFL player Junior Seau, as the Oceanside Pirates high school football team prepares for their Friday night game in Oceanside

A football helmet's health warning sticker is pictured between a U.S. flag and the number 55, in memory of former student and NFL player Junior Seau, as the Oceanside Pirates high school football team prepares for their Friday night game in Oceanside, California September 14, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blak