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Former Titans Quarterback Steve McNair Shot to Death in Nashville

The 4th of July is supposed to be about family gatherings and Firecrackers...

Not about shootings and the loss of life.

The news of the death of former Tennessee Titans Quarterback Steve McNair leaves us all in shock..

 McNair was found Shot in the Head inside a Downtown Nashville Condominium Complex.

Police say a woman was also found shot to death at the scene.

McNair played College Football at Tiny Alcorn State in Lorman, Mississippi, but his talents led him to be the #3 Pick in the 19-95 NFL Draft by the Houston Oilers.

When the Franchise moved to Tennessee for a temporary stay over in Memphis for the 19-97 season, McNair had earned the starting Quarterbacks Role.

He played 13-seasons in the NFL..earning 3-All Pro bids..and was League Co-MVP with Peyton Manning in 2003.

He led the Tennessee Titans to the organizations' only Super Bowl in 2000, coming up just a yard short of victory against the St. Louis Rams.

McNair passed for more than 31 thousand yards and 174 Touchdowns..

Nicknamed "Air McNair, he also rushed for more than 36-hundred yards and 37 Td's..despite playing with a ruptured disc, numerous hand injuries, and Turf Toe, prompting teammates and opponents alike to call him one of the Toughest Players ever.

He finished his career playing 2-years with the Ravens before retiring in 2008.

Steve McNair leaves a wife and 4-sons.

He was 36 years old.

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