Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Star-studded tribute to Junior Seau
By Bill Williamson
The San Diego Chargers have announced the speaking lineup for the celebration of life in honor of legendary linebacker Junior Seau on Friday at Qualcomm Stadium.
Former Chargers legends Dan Fouts, LaDainian Tomlinson and Rodney Harrison, former San Diego coach Bobby Ross, former NFL star and San Diego native John Lynch and San Diego mayor Jerry Sanders will all be part of the speaking program.
The Chargers are hosting the event, which begins at 6:30 p.m. PT Friday.
Seau died on May 2 at the age of 43. His death was ruled a suicide. His family will have a private funeral for Seau in his hometown of Oceanside, Calif., on Thursday.
In other AFC West news:
NFC West blogger Mike Sando believes former Denver general manager Brian Xanders would be a good fit in St. Louis because of his previous working relationship with new St. Louis general manager Les Snead. Xanders and the Broncos parted ways Monday because Denver is streamlining its front office.
Second-year quarterback Terrelle Pryor prepares for a new opportunity in Oakland. He is probably looking at being the No. 3 quarterback again in 2012.