Poll: Was Junior Seau the Greatest Chargers Player of All Time?

Death of No. 55, linebacker legend, moved many to revisit NFL superstar’s career and legacy.

Tributes to Junior Seau are pouring in.  His fierce passion on the field and his community service off it have led some to hail the future Hall of Famer as the best San Diego Chargers player ever. In the wake of his shocking death Wednesday at home in Oceanside, feelings are strong.  But does No. 55 top other Bolts on the all-time greats list? One list ranks him No. 3, behind quarterback Dan Fouts and tight end Kellen Winslow—and ahead of Charlie Joyner and Rodney Harrison. Or is LaDainian Tomlinson the best Bolt ever? You make the call.

Joe Spencer May 03, 2012 at 11:28 PM
Well, though my heart would vote for Jim McMahon....I would have to agree with Doug that Junior is absolutely the best defensive ever....and Fouts was the best offensive player.
Doug Curlee May 04, 2012 at 12:19 AM
jim mc mahon????..ooooo-kaaaay... not sure where to go with that one, joe.. although mc mahon and i did go to the same high school.. at vastly different times.. i always thought being a roman catholic party boy at a dsevoutly mormon institjution warpred his brain somehow.. he could throw the hell out of a football, though.. that said.. still gotta go with fouts at that position.. doug
Joe Spencer May 04, 2012 at 03:57 PM
Just trying to give folks a smile. Growing up in Chicago I am a huge fan of the Bears and their Super Bowl Shuffle season. So the "punky QB" is one of my favs. I had forgotten until recently that he stopped here in San Diego for a season. Absolutely Fouts.....with a long discussion about Ladainian Tomlinson as well.
Joe Spencer May 04, 2012 at 04:38 PM
VERY intersting and sad video from ESPN's Outside The Lines with Jim McMahon discussing his own issues today with memory loss. This interview was done just weeks before the tragic loss of Junior Seau. He addresses the Dave Duerson suicide and states that a month prior there were no obvious signs of such despair from Duerson. A shocking quote from a Bears trainer back in the 80's to the local Chicago papers said that McMahon had suffered a concussion but it was cleared up by halftime. http://espn.go.com/blog/nfcnorth/post/_/id/39679/otl-jim-mcmahons-memory-loss
Andy Phemister May 11, 2012 at 04:30 AM
Sorry guys, I loved Junior but the greatest Charger of all was Lance Alworth! Maybe the early days of the AFL are too far gone, but the first player of the AFL to go in the Pro Football Hall of Fame can't be ignored.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »