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Former NFL WR Mohamed Massaquoi details hand amputation after ATV accident

Former NFL WR Mohamed Massaquoi details hand amputation after ATV accident
Published On: Mon, Feb 12
Aug 23, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi (94) runs onto the field as he is introduced before their game against the Tennessee Titans at the Georgia Dome. The Titans won 24-17. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

For the first time, Mohamed Massaquoi revealed he had part of his hand amputated after an ATV accident, effectively ending his NFL career.

The former receiver was off-roading with friends last April when his ATV flipped and crushed his hand.

Making a turn " I take the turn too sharply, Massaquoi said in a video for The Players Tribune. And before I know it, my ATV loses control. The next thing I feel is something just feels like an explosion just went off in my hand. Im in shock, so I dont feel it. But Im very aware of whats going on, just because theres blood everywhere.

What Im seeing and what my friends are seeing are completely different " theyre seeing what actually happened, Im seeing what I think happened. Im thinking that I just broke my hand. My friend, on the other hand, thinks my hand just went through a meat grinder.

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