OAKLAND (FNN Media) — The Oakland Raiders issued a brief statement on the death of Junior Seau.
The team issued the following statement on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon.
We are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Junior Seau.
Junior’s great passion, intensity and love for the game were evident every time he stepped on the football field.
He was a formidable competitor who left an indelible mark on the game of football.
We extend our most sincere condolences to his family and the Chargers organization.
Seau was found dead in his Oceanside, California home Wednesday morning of an apparent gunshot wound to the chest. Police are investigating his death as a suicide.
The Miami Dolphins also released a statement on Seau’s passing.