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There have been some crazy injuries in the past but I am not sure I have ever heard of a candy injury. Dallas Cowboys safety Barry Church who missed all of last season with an ACL injury, missed practice on Monday from an injury stemming from a chipped tooth while eating a cherry jolly rancher.
“The pain was crazy,” Church said, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “I was numbed up yesterday because of the dentist appointment. They didn’t want me to practice, but I will be out there today (Tuesday).”
I can only imagine the amount of of teasing he will have to put up with after this one. Who knows though, maybe he can pick up an endorsement.
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What is your favorite candy? I would venture to say not many listed Jolly Ranchers. Dallas Cowboys safety Barry Church says his candy habit forced him out of practice at Cowboys camp. Church loves Jolly Ranchers and was munching away on a cherry one when he chipped his tooth. Church said the chipped tooth was not a big deal until he work up on Monday. “The pain was crazy,” Church...
While NFL players are dropping like flies with season ending injuries barely a few days into training camp, Cowboys safety Barry Church had a wholly unique, and truly bizarre, reason for missing Dallas’ Monday practice.
Church had suffered what is undoubtedly the first Jolly Rancher related injury in NFL history.
The 4th year player loves the fruit flavored hard candy, and was...
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Dallas Cowboys safety Barry Church missed training camp practice on Monday after waking up with mouth pain that he attributed to a Jolly Rancher.
We mentioned this week that Cowboys safety Barry Church had to miss some practice time and undergo a root canal after he chipped a tooth while eating a Jolly Rancher.
According to ESPNDallas.com, PEEPS Brand-the makers of Jolly Rancher have reached out to Church and have offered a him a seasons worth of marshmellow candies.
“I’ll definitely take the year’s supply of PEEPS...
While NFL players are dropping like flies with season ending injuries barely a few days into training camp, Cowboys safety Barry Church had a wholly unique reason for missing Dallas’ Monday practice, and while it may not be season or career threatening, it was bizarre to say the least.
Church had suffered what is undoubtedly the first Jolly Rancher related injury in NFL history...
Apparently, the “Jolly Rancher” candy was not so jolly to Cowboys safety Barry Church. I guess you could say Church had to learn the “hard” way after chipping his tooth on a strawberry flavored Jolly Rancher. Church reported some small pains on and off for a couple of weeks after the incident, and then the pain started to mount. On Monday, Church had to go to the dentist...
Apparently, Jolly Ranchers aren’t so jolly after all, and Barry Church learned the hard way.
The Dallas Cowboys safety was held out of practice Monday because of a trip to the dentist’s office. The issue? Church had chipped a tooth while eating a cherry-flavored Jolly Rancher hard candy and had to undergo a root canal, according to the Star-Telegram.
A few weeks passed after...
With an injury that lends itself more fittingly to the boffo world of bizarre sports injuries that typically occur in professional baseball, Dallas Cowboys strong safety Barry Church missed Monday’s training camp practices in Oxnard, Calif., for the strangest of reasons. He chipped his tooth on a Jolly Rancher and had to visit the dentist [...]The post Cowboys safety Barry Church...
Dallas Cowboys safety Barry Church missed most of last season after tearing his Achilles tendon. He has fought hard to get back on the field in 2013, but that doesn’t mean a certain hard candy hasn’t tried to stand in his way. Church has been done in by a Jolly Rancher — a cherry one [...]
This round goes to the Jolly Ranchers.
Cowboys safety Barry Church missed camp this week for a perfectly good reason – an…
Dallas Cowboys safety Barry Church missed a day of training camp with a root canal, which he needed after chipping a tooth on a Jolly Rancher, what?