When he took off his glove on the sidelines, a part of Johnson’s finger was still in it. While a normal person might faint at the sight of their own severed finger, Rashad Johnson simply had his hand taped up and continued playing.
“You don’t come out of a football game because of a finger. They would laugh at you,” former New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan once said in an interview about his own mangled fingers.
For whatever reason, NFL players seem to be ok with sacrificing their hands for the sake of football.
Cardinals Safety Rashad Johnson lost the tip of his left middle finger while making a tackle. He had it taped up, though, and continued playing.
Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott had the tip of his left pinky finger amputated so he could play more football.
When a doctor was treating Anthony Munoz's dislocated finger, the Hall of Fame tackle screamed 'Son of a biscuit eater!'
Denver Broncos legend Randy Gradishar feels fortunate that only his fingers were affected by football.
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