NFL Players React on Twitter to Jovan Belcher Tragedy

December 1, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Saturday morning found the NFL world reeling from terrible and nearly unfathomable news, reported by the The Kansas City Star, that Jovan Belcher took his own life not long after taking the life of his girlfriend, the mother of his three-month-old daughter. 
This is the heartbreaking kind of news that can make anyone realize it is a luxury to care about sports. It pushes well beyond the bounds of competition and hits nerves centered around the human condition. 
You'll see that, and plenty of sympathy and condolences, as many of Belcher's peers took to Twitter as they tried to come to grips with this tragic news.  
While this news has been felt throughout the league, it is with his teammates in Kansas City that this has hit closest to home. Belcher spent all four of his NFL seasons with the Chiefs.  
Teammate Tamba Hali offered his sympathy with a heavy heart:
I am devastated by this mornings events. I want to se...

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