8 members of Chargers Super Bowl team have died

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FILE - In these file photos released by the NFL, former San Diego Chargers football players, from left, Lew Bush, Rodney Culver, Shawn Lee, Chris Mims and Junior Seau are shown. Seau's death on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, is the eighth among the Chargers 1994 AFC championship team. Bush, 42, died in December 2011, of an apparent heart attack. Culver, 26, died May 1996, in the ValuJet crash. Lee, 44, died February 2011, of a heart attack. Mims, 38, died October 2008, of an enlarged heart. The others, not shown, Curtis Whitley, 39, May 2008, drug overdose; Doug Miller, 28, July 1998, lightning strike and David Griggs, 28, July 1995, automobile accident. (AP Photo/NFL) MAGS OUT. NO SALES

Junior Seau's death is the eighth among the 1994 San Diego Chargers, who won the AFC title and lost to the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl. The list of players:


— Junior Seau, LB, 43, on Wednesday, from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police.

— Lew Bush, LB, 42, December 2011, apparent heart attack.

— Shawn Lee, DT, 44, February 2011, heart attack.

— Chris Mims, DE, 38, October 2008, enlarged heart.

— Curtis Whitley, C, 39, May 2008, drug overdose.

— Doug Miller, LB, 28, July 1998, lightning strike.

— Rodney Culver, RB, 26, May 1996, in ValuJet crash, with his wife, Karen.

— David Griggs, LB, 28, July 1995, automobile accident.