Who says football players aren’t tough?
Atlanta Falcons rookie defensive end Vic Beasley said that he’s been playing all season long with a torn right shoulder labrum. It was revealed after he had left Sunday’s game against Jacksonville early because of aggravating the injury.
“I’ve played with a torn labrum the whole season,” Beasley told the media after the game. “It was just one of those moments. I’ve played well with it throughout the season and I played with it in college.”
The number eight pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, Beasley has put up 16 tackles with three sacks and an interception. He’s never appeared on the injury report for a shoulder injury, which could draw some attention from the league if he really has been injured all season long.
Still, for a player to be suffering with an injury of that nature yet still taking the field, it goes to show just how much a man is willing to do for his team. No one will ever be able to question Beasley’s heart and toughness.
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