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NFL players who have died young

Published: Sep 26 2013 03:43:16 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 26 2013 04:27:42 PM EDT

Former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver died from a self-inflicted gunshot in Marietta, Ga., on Tuesday night, authorities said. But many former and current NFL players have passed away prematurely. Take a look at NFL players who have died young.

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Former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver died from a self-inflicted gunshot in Marietta, Ga., on Sept. 24, authorities said. He was 29.

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