Junior Seau

Linebacker Junior Seau. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Soundbytes Of The Week: 5/4

Barack Obama visits Afghanistan, WTC reaches new heights, and Junior Seau is remembered.

05/04/2012

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 05:  Commissioner of the National Football League Roger Goodell talks during the trophy presentation after Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: If It’s Proven Football Causes Brain Damage, What Will The NFL Do?

Felger and McAdam were joined by Chris Gasper of the Boston Globe to talk about the passing of Junior Seau and concussions in the NFL.

05/04/2012

21 Nov 1993:  Linebackers Junior Seau (left) and Gary Plummer of the San Diego Chargers celebrate in the end zone during a game against the Los Angeles Raiders at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California.  The Raiders won the game, 12-7. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Seau’s Ex-Teammate Estimates Linebacker Suffered 1,500 Concussions

One former teammate already has an idea of what the results of the study on Junior Seau’s brain will show.

05/04/2012

Junior Seau (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Seau’s Death A Human Tragedy, Not A Worthless Sports Debate

Unfortunately, a human tragedy quickly devolved into a national sports debate.

05/04/2012

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Gresh & Zo: Where’s The Line For Violence In The NFL?

Gresh and Zo started off Friday’s show less than 48 hours removed from the tragic news of Junior Seau’s suicide, and it has the guys thinking about what effect this will have on the NFL and the game of football.

05/04/2012

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 19:  Junior Seau #55 of the New England Patriots smiles from the sidelines as his team plays the Arizona Cardinals during their pre season game on August19, 2006 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Junior Seau’s Family Agrees To Allow His Brain To Be Studied

The family of Junior Seau has agreed to donate his brain to science.

05/04/2012

Junior Seau in 2009 (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

BU Center May Be Interested In Examining Junior Seau’s Brain

The BU Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy did not confirm or deny Thursday whether they are interested in studying the brain of former NFL linebacker Junior Seau.

05/03/2012

Patriots owner Robert Kraft shares a letter he received from Junior Seau following the death of his wife Myra last year.

Emotional Kraft Shares Letter From Seau

An emotional Robert Kraft made an impromptu appearance in the Patriots’ media room Thursday afternoon, sharing a note that former linebacker Junior Seau sent Kraft after the death of his wife Myra last year.

05/03/2012

Tom Brady #12 and Junior Seau #55 of the New England Patriots stand on the sideline in the fourth quarter against the Tennessee Titans on October 18, 2009 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots defeated the Titans 59-0. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Brady, Belichick Reflect On Seau’s Legacy

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady called Junior Seau a “great teammate and even better friend” in a statement made on his facebook page.

05/03/2012

Junior Seau in 2009 (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Seau And Concussions In The NFL

Gresh and Zo opened things up in a somber mood after the sad story that broke yesterday about the death of Junior Seau. This led to a discussion about concussions and head injuries in sports.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/03/2012

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