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24. Rashad Johnson

Johnson is on this list for a bizarre reason. He played for the Arizona Cardinals in a game against the New Orleans Saints. After tackling Darren Sproles, the safety realized something was wrong. He hurt his middle finger and pulled off his glove to check it out. Then, to his horror, the top of his finger fell out. He literally lost a body part playing in the NFL.

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He went into surgery because of the exposed bone and the risk of infection. After doctors sewed the wound closed, Johnson continued to play without the finger. Of course, this had an adverse effect on his ability to hold the ball because he no longer had the same grip as before. But he continued to play football. It’s definitely one of the strangest, nastiest entries on this list.

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