NFL legend Junior Seau dead

Junior Seau's apparent suicide stunned an entire city and saddened former teammates who recalled the former NFL star's ferocious tackles and habit of calling everybody around him "Buddy." It also left everyone wondering what led to Seau's death May 2 morning in what police said appeared to be a suicide. He was 43.

Luisa Seau, mother of Junior Seau, grieves in the driveway of the home were the former NFL star was found dead, Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in Oceanside, Calif. Junior Seau was found shot to death at his home in what police said appeared to be a suicide. He was 43. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

A San Diego Chargers hat with the words "Thank you, Junior" sits in front of the doors of former NFL football player Junior Seau's restaurant, Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in San Diego. The former NFL star was found shot to death at his home in what police said appeared to be a suicide. He was 43. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gemma Estenol lights a candle to leave in front of the doors of former NFL football player Junior Seau's restaurant, Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in San Diego. The former NFL star was found shot to death at his home in what police said appeared to be a suicide. He was 43. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Junior Seau

Junior Seau

Junior Seau

Junior Seau

Junior Seau

Junior Seau

Junior Seau

Linebacker Junior Seau #55 of the San Diego Chargers before a game against the Carolina Panthers, in San Diego, California, on September 14 , 1997. (Photo by Glenn James/Getty Images)

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