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Coast Guard Calls Off Search For Missing NFL players

There are 13 comments on the www.wsls.com story from Mar 3, 2009, titled Coast Guard Calls Off Search For Missing NFL players . In it, www.wsls.com reports that:

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - The Coast Guard called off the search Tuesday for two NFL players and a third man lost at sea off the Florida coast after their boat capsized during a fishing trip.

Officials said the search would end at sundown, with Oakland Raiders linebacker Marquis Cooper, free-agent defensive lineman Corey Smith, who played with the Detroit Lions last season, and former South Florida player William Bleakley still missing in the rough, chilly seas.

They're extremely confident that if there are any survivors on the surface of the water that we would have found them,said Coast Guard Capt. Timothy Close, who added that searchers scoured the equivalent of 24,000 square miles over more than 60 hours.

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Since: Dec 08

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#1 Mar 3, 2009
This is so sad. My heart and prayers go out to the families of these 3 men.
Sojourner

Tempe, AZ

#2 Mar 4, 2009
Inisa Love wrote:
This is so sad. My heart and prayers go out to the families of these 3 men.
Me too, Insia. Me too.
DEE

AOL

#3 Mar 4, 2009
Gee, I wonder why?
Inisha luz u

Charleston, SC

#4 Mar 4, 2009
IF these bros were white, they would keep searchin

AKJ

“akj”

Since: May 08

I love my lil son..:)

#5 Mar 5, 2009
God bless.
mike

Houston, TX

#6 Mar 5, 2009
Inisha luz u wrote:
IF these bros were white, they would keep searchin
One of the 3 missing is white, so the overplayed race card loses its power here.

They're extremely confident that if there are any survivors on the surface of the water that we would have found them,said Coast Guard Capt. Timothy Close, who added that searchers scoured the equivalent of 24,000 square miles over more than 60 hours.
fed up with the mess

United States

#7 Mar 5, 2009
Actually they stopped searching after they found the one white guy.
mike

Houston, TX

#8 Mar 5, 2009
fed up with the mess wrote:
Actually they stopped searching after they found the one white guy.
Actually there were 2 white guys and one is still missing.

AKJ

“akj”

Since: May 08

I love my lil son..:)

#10 Mar 5, 2009
mike wrote:
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Actually there were 2 white guys and one is still missing.
That's what I thought. Ppl. are so ingnorant...
fed up with the mess

United States

#11 Mar 5, 2009
AKJ wrote:
<quoted text>That's what I thought. Ppl. are so ingnorant...
Your MAMMY is ignorant.
Anne

Stafford, VA

#13 Mar 5, 2009
My heartfelt prayers and sympathy go out to the families of all these men. It's so sad when someone dies young, especially due to an accident.
Brenda

AOL

#14 Mar 5, 2009
fed up with the mess wrote:
<quoted text>Your MAMMY is ignorant.
LMAO!

“He would, if he could”

Since: Jul 08

Richmond, VA

#15 Mar 6, 2009
fed up with the mess wrote:
<quoted text>Your MAMMY is ignorant.
Is that what Jesus would say?

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