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Steelers Safety Ryan Clark, a man whom I do not know and therefore was unfortunately not able to slap this week.
I’m just going to repeat the headline.
The last time Pittsburgh Steelers Safety Ryan Clark played in Denver he lost his spleen, gallbladder and 30lbs. He could have lost his life. I swear I’m not making this up. Clark has sickle cell trait–which I also have–something that really doesn’t bother most people who don’t hurl themselves into other people at extremely high altitudes.
Now here’s the part where I become a big old girl.
All week I could not figure out why there was a discussion about whether or not Clark would play or not. Some things just don’t bear discussion. Given what happened last time he played in Denver it seemed obvious to me that he would not play. I realize players want to be tough, but I also realize there is a really thick bright red line between “tough” and “stupid” and the Steele…
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