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McNair Shooting Puts Gun Violence Back in Focus for NFL

Article By on 5th July, 2009

... Titans quarterback Steve McNair has become the latest victim in a disturbing trend of current and former NFL players being victims of violence, especially with guns.

Since 2000, there have been a dozen incidents involving NFL players and gun violence.

The Jacksonville Jaguars felt the impact of this with the Richard Collier shooting last year. Collier did survive the encounter, but he lost a leg and was paralyzed in the incident. The shooting ended a promising NFL career.

Sadly, the most common outcome in violent incidents involving NFL players is death.

Sean Taylor, the talented safety for the Washington Redskins, was cut down during a robbery at his home in Florida.

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