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Hockey player Craig Peacock suffers awful cut after skate to the face (Pictures)

There is nothing pleasant about taking a hockey skate to the face, and we have seen several gruesome examples of that over the years. The gentleman you see above is Craig Peacock of the Belfast Giants. That was the photo he tweeted last week after doctors successfully used 29 stitches to close the gash a skate left on his upper lip.

If you think that’s nasty, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Those of you who are squeamish and/or have a weak stomach should probably refrain from jumping ahead, because Peacock also shared a photo of the injury before it was stitched up. It’s worse than you would imagine. Best of luck…

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Willie Young considered amputating finger after this nasty injury (Picture)

Detroit Lions defensive end Willie Young mangled his finger so badly while making a tackle a few weeks ago that he actually considered amputating it.

Young says the injury occurred when he made a tackle on Green Bay Packers running back James Starks during a Week 11 loss. He says it hurt after the tackle, but he didn’t remove his glove to investigate it because he was fearful of how badly it would look. He taped it up and kept playing, and it wasn’t until the game ended that he finally removed the glove to see what it looked like.

According to Justin Rogers of MLive.com, the finger injury went to the bone and damaged some tendons and nerves. Young says the pain was incredible and nearly a 10 on a scale of 1-10, but he hid it from the team for a few weeks.

“Yeah, they were talking about cutting it off because it’s cut down to the bone, hit a couple nerves, stuff like that,” Young told reporters.

Young says he will continue to play through the pain before seeing a hand specialist after the season is over. What a tough guy.

Below is a photo of the nasty injury. Be warned — it is nasty:

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Georgia Southern CB Valdon Cooper suffers disgusting finger injury (Picture)

That, my friends, looks like a clean break or dislocation. Georgia Southern cornerback Valdon Cooper appeared to suffer an incredibly gruesome finger injury during his team’s 45-14 loss to Georgia on Saturday afternoon. They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, and that phrase certainly applies here. There isn’t much commentary I can add to a finger that is pointing at a full 90-degree angle.

I don’t know what it is about the past week, but we have seen some nasty injuries all across the sports world. Between the MMA’s fighter’s gnarly broken toe, the UPenn quarterback’s fractured ankle and now Cooper’s jacked up finger, there have been more than enough bends and breaks this week to make your stomach turn.

H/T @bubbaprog for the photo

UPenn QB Billy Ragone suffers nasty ankle injury against Harvard (Video)

If you are squeamish, I hope you had the wherewithal to not watch the video above after reading the headline. During UPenn’s 30-21 win over Harvard last weekend, UPenn quarterback Billy Ragone suffered one of the most gruesome ankle injuries you will ever see.

As the reaction of Harvard defensive tackle James Klein (No. 80) so effectively showed, ankles are not supposed to bend that way. After the game, Ragone said winning at least a share of the Ivy League title is the “best feeling in the world” and that he’s going to talk to the surgeon about what to do with the fractured ankle. My guess is “best feeling in the world” won’t be the phrase coming from the doctor’s mouth.

In terms of horrific injuries, Ragone’s broken ankle certainly ranks up there with some of the brutal ones we have seen during games. For those of you who are into seeing body parts bend in disgusting ways, be sure to click here and check out some of the other nasty injuries we have featured over the years.

H/T Barstool Sports

Chipper Jones sufferd an incredibly nasty leg bruise earlier in the season (Picture)

Back in May, Chipper Jones spent a short time on the disabled list after he took a B.J. Upton one-hopper directly to the lower leg. The injury was described as a “left leg contusion,” which is a fancy phrase for a bruise. If you criticized Chipper at the time for missing games because of a bruise, you take it back. You take it back right now.

Jones tweeted the photo you see above on Tuesday with the following caption:

“Y’all remember that line drive from B.J. Upton I took off the ankle this year? Be glad I left the bandage on!!! Yuck!”

Any points Chipper lost for wearing an Affliction shirt during an interview in the playoffs have officially been earned back. We have shown you some horrible leg bruises in the past, but this one is easily the most gnarly we have ever featured. Injuries like this one will likely make Chipper glad he has decided to call it a career.

H/T Eye on Baseball

Fighter Anthony Perosh suffered one of the nastiest broken toes ever (Picture)

Australian fighter Anthony Perosh was scheduled to fight on the preliminary card for UFC on FX 6 in December, but that’s no longer happening. You see, poor Anthony got the big toe on his left foot stuck in between two mats while attempting a takedown during training recently, and he suffered a nasty broken toe. And when we say broken toe, we don’t mean one of those wimpy fractures where a piece of the bone chipped off. Oh no. We mean that his toe was partially severed like it was hacked off with a pair of gardening shears.

Australian reporter Adam Ireland says that Perosh had surgery a few days ago.

The uncensored version of the photo is below. If you don’t like disgusting injuries, don’t look below.

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Redskins long-snapper Nick Sundberg played entire half with a broken arm

It takes a complete team effort to beat the Saints in Louisiana in the season opener, and that’s exactly what the Redskins got on Sunday. Robert Griffin III and company marched into the Superdome and dominated the Saints, who scored a couple of touchdowns late to make the game appear closer than it actually was. Had Washington long-snapper Nick Sundberg not played the entire second half with a broken arm, who knows if the result would have been the same.

According to the Washington Post, Sundberg broke his arm late in the first half on the play where the Saints scored on a blocked punt. He remained on the sidelines for the final 40 seconds of the half in case the Redskins had to punt again, and X-rays during halftime revealed he had broken his arm. Despite what must have been an extremely painful injury, Sundberg had trainers wrap the arm and played the rest of the game.

“I told (special teams coach) Danny (Smith) a long time ago that I don’t care what happens. I’ll play through anything,” Sundberg said. “They’ve given me the opportunity to play on this team and I’m going to give them everything I have in every game I play in. It doesn’t matter. Right when it happened, I knew. I was like, ‘Dang it. This sucks.’ I think it helped that I had already broken it before, so I didn’t know what to expect, but you know, I just kind of had to fight through it and tell myself that it didn’t hurt. It was awful.”

Sundberg said he also broke the arm in high school, so the sensation (if you want to call it that) was a familiar one. He took the field in the second half six times, as Washington punted twice and attempted two field goals and two extra points. Mike Shanahan referred to Sundberg as a “warrior” in his postgame press conference.

We have heard of players playing through some nasty injuries in the Super Bowl before, but playing through a broken arm in the first game of the season is easily one of the more gutsy things we’ve seen in the NFL.