Sean Taylor RIP

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Sean Taylor RIP

Postby Warmother » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:03 am

The tv station I work for just announced that Sean Taylor has passed away. RIP Sean.
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Re: Sean Tayor RIP

Postby SkinMeAlive » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:04 am

Warmother wrote:The tv station I work for just announced that Sean Taylor has passed away. RIP Sean.
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Postby Chris Luva Luva » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:06 am

Yeah I just heard the same... My goodness. :(
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Postby Fios » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:07 am

http://cbs2chicago.com/national/Sean.Ta ... 96424.html

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/co ... id=topnews

MIAMI -- Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor has died, a day after he was shot in the leg, said family friend Richard Sharpstein.

He said Taylor's father called him around 5:30 a.m. to tell him the news.

"His father called and said he was with Christ and he cried and thanked me," said Sharpstein, Taylor's former lawyer. "It's a tremendously sad and unnecessary event. He was a wonderful, humble, talented young man, and had a huge life in front of him. Obviously God had other plans."

He said he did not know exactly when Taylor died.

Doctors had been encouraged late Monday night when Taylor squeezed a nurse's hand. But Sharpstein said he was told Taylor never regained consciousness after being transported to the hospital and that he wasn't sure how he had squeezed the nurse's hand.

"Maybe he was trying to say goodbye or something," Sharpstein said.

The 24-year-old Redskins safety was shot early Monday in his home in the upper leg, damaging an artery and causing significant blood loss.


A very sad day
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Postby REDEEMEDSKIN » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:08 am

If this is true, I pray that God would grant his family, friends, and his fans the strength and peace in thier hearts, despite the turbulent nature of everything going on.

Thanks guys for keeping us updated. I heard the same thing on WTOP (radio)this morning.
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Postby MossIsBoss88 » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:11 am

wow. My heart cringed when I saw this on the boards......

I'm filled with sorrow and anger at whoever could do such a thing.... taylor did NOT deserve this and neither does his family.

unbelievable.
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Postby VetSkinsFan » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:14 am

I have no words to quanitfy my grief and frustration...this was a good man who didn't deserve this. He had his whole life in front of him and it was mercilessly stolen. I've been in tears this whole morning trying to be optimistic.......
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Postby REDEEMEDSKIN » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:16 am

CNN has also confirmed it.

As a believer, I pray that his father's words are true, that "he's with Christ". That comforts me during this difficult time.
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Postby SCSkinsFan » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:24 am

Just woke up and turmed on ESPN's Mike & Mike to get an update and our worst fears have been realized. Sean did not make it. We can only express our thoughts and prayers to his family. The whole Redskins Family has suffered a great loss. RIP Sean!
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Postby Jake » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:25 am

This is horrible. This is one of those situations where you don't know why God does it because everything seemed to be going good for Sean in his life.

RIP Sean. You and my family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

This is a damn shame and may the person who murdered you rot in hell.
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Postby dmwc » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:26 am

I am filled with sadness for his family. I think that he was doing the nessacary things to do positive in his life. It is sad that it got taken away from him.

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Postby roybus14 » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:30 am

"For this is God, Our God forever and ever, He will be our guide even to death." Psalms 48:14

Rest In Peace Brother.....
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Postby Sir_Monk » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:38 am

My thoughts and prayers are with his family, such a senseless tragedy.
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Postby hatsOFF2gibbs » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:46 am

Rest in Peace Sean Taylor
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Postby Irn-Bru » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:46 am

My prayers are certainly with his family and the Redskins organization. God rest his soul.
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