3. Darryl Stingley

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In 1978, this New England Patriots wide receiver received a helmet to his shoulder from Jack Tatum of the Oakland Raiders. His career was over in an instant, and he’s spent the rest of his life paralyzed from the neck down.

4. Jamal Lewis

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In 2001, HBO subscribers watching Hard Knocks were treated to gruesome footage of the devastating knee injury that Jamal Lewis suffered during that year’s preseason.