Sunday, July 5, 2009

RIP Steve McNair

It's sad when one of the nicest guys who played the game and is one of the best players of his era passes away under circumstances that are kind of creepy.

RIP Air McNair.

This is from

Former Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair has been killed, a source has confirmed to

McNair, police said, suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head in downtown Nashville. A female victim was also found dead, police spokesperson Don Aaron said. Aaron said the women has not been identified, pending notification of next of kin.

The incident happened near 2nd South & Lea Ave in Nashville.

McNair played 13 seasons in the NFL, 11 were with the Tennessee Titans. He played his final two years with the Baltimore Ravens, retiring after the 2007 season.

McNair was picked third overall in the 1995 draft out of Alcorn State by the then Houston Oilers.

Here is the statement for Titans owner Bud Adams: (Gotta love twitter for this)

"We are saddened and shocked to hear the news of Steve McNair's passing today. He was one of the finest players to play for our organization and one of the most beloved players by our fans. He played with unquestioned heart and leadership and led us to places that we had never reached, including our only Super Bowl. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family as they deal with his untimely passing."

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