Top 10 Dumbest Self-Inflicted Injuries
2. Bill Gramatica
Posted On 05.17, 2013

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Bill Gramatica's injury was a perfect storm of egregiousness. An early field goal. The first points of the game. It wasn't a turning point. There was no tackle. No cheap shot. No flag. Just a dumb exuberant little kicker and a torn ACL.

After putting the Cardinals up 3-0 in the first quarter in a 2001 game against the Giants, Gramatica jumped wildly into the air only to end his season upon returning to the ground.

Apparently, the Giants momentarily forgot about the scene that became an instant favorite on Sports Center -- or perhaps they confused Bill with his older brother Martin. In 2004, they signed Bill Gramatica in the pre-season contract only to cut him a few weeks later.

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