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Junior Seau gets trampled

On my list of “Sentences I Never Thought I Would Be Typing” (which, of course, required me to type each of the sentences I thought I would never type), this one was close to the bottom: 

“Junior Seau was run over from behind by a bull.”

TMZ has the video of the recent incident, during which Seau finds himself flattened by something far bigger and tougher than anything he ever encountered while playing football.

It happened at a Professional Bull Rider’s event in Ontario, Canada.  Junior wasn’t seriously injured. 

Seau spent 19 seasons in the NFL with the Chargers, Dolphins, and Patriots.  A lock for the Hall of Fame, hobbies like this could cause his enshrinement to occur posthumously.

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18 Responses to “Junior Seau gets trampled”
  1. birdmancometh says: Sep 29, 2009 12:28 PM

    Wow, that story was good enough to post twice i guess?

  2. Rex Grossman says: Sep 29, 2009 12:33 PM

    Jeff Garcia is jealous.

  3. painday says: Sep 29, 2009 12:35 PM

    That’s classic …kind of looked like Steve Wallace running his ass over in Super Bowl 29.

  4. WhySoSerious says: Sep 29, 2009 12:45 PM

    Seau getting to the roots of the Bull Rush technique?

  5. superfan99 says: Sep 29, 2009 12:51 PM

    Dan Snyder just offered the Bull a four-year, $25 million contract.

  6. Jrock says: Sep 29, 2009 12:59 PM

    He did get right up though

  7. BlackJack says: Sep 29, 2009 1:01 PM

    Say OWWWW????

  8. Fan_Of_ Four says: Sep 29, 2009 1:20 PM

    Anyway we can get Vick to take up bull fighting ?

  9. Twiz says: Sep 29, 2009 1:23 PM

    Its a sad day when TMZ beats an NFL reporter/blogger to a story!

  10. CliveRush says: Sep 29, 2009 2:06 PM

    A few weeks ago Junior was interviewed by a Boston radio station in which he stated that if the Pats wanted him to return he would only consider it late in the season. He said he is very active living his life and enjoying being a dad. The man is loving life in a way many of us wish we could. He is thoughtful and well spoken in addition to being in terrific physical condition. The NFL should be proud to have guys like him around. There are so many self centered jerks who receive the spotlight and so few good men who do not. God bless him and protect him.

  11. sm2sm2 says: Sep 29, 2009 2:19 PM

    So let me see if I get this, you “graduate” because you can no longer operate effectively in a world of 300 lbs men with amazing speed and nasty dispositions. So exactly how did the discussion involving one ton of genetically engineered whoop-ass, motivated with a cattle prod to the testicles unfold? Jr, they call it retirement for a very good reason.

  12. ItalianArmyGuy says: Sep 29, 2009 3:03 PM

    Rex Grossman says: September 29, 2009 12:33 PM
    “Jeff Garcia is jealous.”
    ====================
    Made me snort the soda out my nose – hilarious man!

  13. Gautam says: Sep 29, 2009 3:28 PM

    as long as he keeps his balls, don’t see any issue with this

  14. Wonderlic--myballs says: Sep 29, 2009 3:52 PM

    Could of been worse….ask Patrick Willis.Could of been Favre running him over.

  15. TheWizard says: Sep 29, 2009 4:23 PM

    CliveRush, well said.
    There’s a shortage of that here.

  16. j0hnny63 says: Sep 29, 2009 6:32 PM

    It was in Ontario, California, not Canada. The only bulls we have up here are of the moose variety.

  17. JoeSixPack says: Sep 29, 2009 7:35 PM

    This is Junior Seau we’re talking about here. I’m more concerned about the health of the Bull.

  18. Ray Guy says: Sep 29, 2009 9:30 PM

    I call B.S.

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