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Steve McNair Killed


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Former NFL quarterback Steve McNair reportedly was killed Saturday in a shooting in Nashville.

A medical examiner confirmed to local FOX affiliate WZTV that McNair was found dead after police responded to a shooting in the city.

The circumstances of the shooting weren't immediately clear as Nashville police continue to investigate.

McNair, 36, played 13 seasons, first with the Houston Oilers and then with the Tennessee Titans, which he led to the Super Bowl in 2000. He finished his career with the Baltimore Ravens before retiring in 2006.

He went to the Pro Bowl four times and was named co-MVP in 2003, along with fellow quarterback Peyton Manning.

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Wow, what a shame.

He played the game the right way and seemed to enjoy every second of it.

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Seems like people are dropping like fly's lately. Really liked his game.........

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Yeah, I believe that's #6 now. McMahon, Fawcett, Jacko, Billy Mays, Karl Malden, and now McNair all in the last couple of weeks.

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That is terrible... To many people have been dieing the last few weeks.

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The cops there are now saying the woman was his 20 year old girlfriend, but he was married- were they seperated or was he steppin' out? Could that have anything to do with it?

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This is just terrible. McNair truly was a class act and will be remembered forever.

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Looks like it was a murder/suicide. Police announced McNair was shot several times, and the gf was shot once, and a pistol was near her body. They have said they aren't looking for a suspect.

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Unreal.....I'll never understand what goes through someones mind to make them think that is their best option.

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Sorry to tread on a man's grave but if the reports play out the way they are looking then he was no role model in my book. Just another P.O.S. scum bag who was cheating on his wife and probably was breaking it off with the girl friend who was half his age and she went nuts and offed them both. I would not choose this guy as a role model for any of my grand kids. Fortune, fame, beautiful wife and kids...not enough? Get real dude, you got what was coming to you. Play with fire and you get burned! But I am old school, not a lot of gray in my life, there is black and there is white, there is right and there is wrong.

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windy city...I guess you've never done wrong in your life and can cast the stone the way you did. Kudos to you. You are truly a role model.

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I'll let things pan out before I decide if he should be missed or dismissed.

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Sorry to tread on a man's grave but if the reports play out the way they are looking then he was no role model in my book. Just another P.O.S. scum bag who was cheating on his wife and probably was breaking it off with the girl friend who was half his age and she went nuts and offed them both. I would not choose this guy as a role model for any of my grand kids. Fortune, fame, beautiful wife and kids...not enough? Get real dude, you got what was coming to you. Play with fire and you get burned! But I am old school, not a lot of gray in my life, there is black and there is white, there is right and there is wrong.

Doesn't the good book say something like: Judge not lest ye be judged?

I feel sorry for everyone involved. They each face a different kind of tragedy.

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The good book also says an eye for an eye and something about coveting thy neighbors wife, this guy was a married man who was doing illegal things with a girl half his age in a condo that he rented and in a car that he bought her. She was arrested a few days earlier for DUI with him in the car! Not the family man that everybody thought he was.

I did qualify my response in the very beginning with the word "if". I said if the reports pan out the way they are looking....

I can go along with Wade on this but "if" the reports are true you can count me in the catagory of "dismissed" and not "missed".

And yes I have done things wrong but I am fully accountable for each and every one of them. Don't do the crime if you can't do the time said Baretta!

Windy

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I thought that he and his wife where separated and thats why she wasn't upset to over him and this gal together

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If it's true that he was having an affair, which it sure sounds like, then yes, no role model off the field. I still think it did it right on the field. Either way, he didn't deserve to be gunned down like that. I would say a higher power can judge him on that.

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Its only an "affair" if your wife does not know about it. His "mistress" killed him. His wife was fully aware of her excistance. Some people are willing to put up with a lot of things and look away from others. He is not the first to have a mistress, and he will not be the last.

Some, not all, athletes keep them in the town they play in while keeping a wife and family at home. When said player retires, what happens to the "other" gal?

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im leaning towards jealousy as the motive here. murder-suicide. Regardlas of his actions he did nothing to warrant being shot and killed. RIP

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The good book also says an eye for an eye and something about coveting thy neighbors wife, this guy was a married man who was doing illegal things with a girl half his age in a condo that he rented and in a car that he bought her. She was arrested a few days earlier for DUI with him in the car! Not the family man that everybody thought he was.

Insert Michael Jordan and throw in the FACT that Michael Jordan was a "wife" BATTERER along with a womanizing cheater only confirms Windy's point that a lot of Athletes are POS... Michael just took it to whole nother level than most.

For the Record I don't beleive McNair was a POS but I do know MJ was/IS!

Carry On!

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Agreed, he(MJ)is the ultimate POS. Mcnair was a stellar athlete who I loved watching. The guy was tough as nails, RIP.

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I haven't chimed in yet about this. Though I am still not sure how i feel about all this either. I can remember how disappointed I was when the Vikings chose not to select "Air McNair". But am still wondering how this really played out. I feel bad for his family and children. So sad to lose a father at such a young age.

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i dunno....my first thoughts was why he would want to date that skank anyway....if your gonna go cheat on your wife and your famous with a bunch of money it better be with a supermodel type chick not a hood rat...she was obviously a lunatic.

she told her family and friends that mcnair was gonna get a divorce then they were gonna get married....i'm sure mcnair was trying to break it off and she couldn't take it.

or to leave all options open that would be crazy if one of the chicks old boyfriends or mcnairs wife set it up because they found out about the affair? and set the crime scene up just perfect to make it look like a murder/suicide....some CSI action lol.

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It's sad to hear of McNairs untimely death. What some need to realize that he is human and for whatever reason he had to be with this woman when he is or was a married man. Many people have cheated on their spouses for many reasons Pro athletes, doctors, lawyers, movie stars, govenors, and a few presidents,along with many average joes. I dont think this warrants to be shot to death. Along with this brings into question why this gal he was found with killed him and then herself if this is the fact. that young gal also im sure has some family that has to cope with this sad event that has taken place. However, there will be no long drawn out trial that would more than likely eat up taxpayers money and give the tabloids and media to make a mochery of this terrible event. THIS WAS A TRAGEDY IN WHICH NO ONE WINS BUT MANY LOSE A GREAT DEAL. parents and grandparents should be role models to our children.

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Very well said kaz!

Whether or not he was a great role model isn't the issue, love him or hate him doesn't matter, even if he was cheating on his wife, no one deserves to go out like this.

He did many good things for the communitys he played in and was one heck of a football player, he had some flaws in his personal life and that is obvious, but he was by no means a POS as you guys put it.

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Dude was in a business venture with Warren Moon. Draw your own conclusions about decision making.

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