Report: Junior Seau dies at age 43


Report: Junior Seau dies at age 43

TMZ reported Wednesday afternoon that former Patriots linebacker Junior Seau was found dead in his home in Oceanside, California.

According to the Web site, police suspect Seau committed suicide.

Seau, 43, spent the first 13 seasons of his career with the Chargers, then played three years with the Dolphins before signing with the Patriots in 2006. He spent parts of four seasons (2006-10) with the Pats.

Seau drove his SUV off a cliff in Carlsbad, California, in 2010, hours after being arrested for allegedly attacking his girlfriend. He later said he had fallen asleep at the wheel and was not trying to kill himself.

Edelman, Amendola, Lewis, Vollmer to begin camp on PUP list


Edelman, Amendola, Lewis, Vollmer to begin camp on PUP list

Training camp practices begin on Thursday for the Patriots, but the team will be without a handful of projected starters when workouts begin. 

Receivers Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola, running back Dion Lewis, tight end Clay Harbor and offensive linemen Sebastian Vollmer, Shaq Mason and Tre' Jackson will all begin on the active/physically unable to play list. 

All players on active/PUP will count against the team's active 90-man roster, but none will be eligible to practice until they come off of the PUP list. Players can be removed from PUP at any time. 

Lewis, Harbor and Mason all participated in spring practices at some point, but their inclusion on the PUP list indicates that they could use more time to heal. Edelman, Amendola, Jackson and Vollmer were not spotted during spring practices that were open to the media. 

Other players who were not seen during spring camps -- such as Logan Ryan, Duron Harmon, Nate Solder, LeGarrette Blount and Josh Kline -- have not been added to the PUP list at this time and could be available for camp when practices begin.