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8 Members of Chargers Super Bowl Team Have Died

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SAN DIEGO''S JUNIOR SEAU #55 CELEBRATES THE CHARGERS STOPPING THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS ON A CRUCIAL FOURTH DOWN CONVERSION LATE IN THE FOURTH QUATER OF THEIR MATCHUP AT JACK MURPHY STADIUM IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA.

SAN DIEGO”S JUNIOR SEAU #55 CELEBRATES THE CHARGERS STOPPING THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS ON A CRUCIAL FOURTH DOWN CONVERSION LATE IN THE FOURTH QUATER OF THEIR MATCHUP AT JACK MURPHY STADIUM IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA.

Junior Seau’s death is the eighth among the 1994 San Diego Chargers, who won the AFC title and lost to the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl. The list of players:

— Junior Seau, LB, 43, on Wednesday, from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police.

— Lew Bush, LB, 42, December 2011, apparent heart attack.

— Shawn Lee, DT, 44, February 2011, heart attack.

— Chris Mims, DE, 38, October 2008, enlarged heart.

— Curtis Whitley, C, 39, May 2008, drug overdose.

— Doug Miller, LB, 28, July 1998, lightning strike.

— Rodney Culver, RB, 26, May 1996, in ValuJet crash, with his wife, Karen.

— David Griggs, LB, 28, July 1995, automobile accident.

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