Found September 26, 2012 on Sports by Colin:
The NFL suspended Broncos linebacker Joe Mays for a bloodthirsty helmet-to-helmet hit that resulted in Texans quarterback Matt Schaub losing a piece of his ear lobe during Houston’s 31-25 victory on Sunday at the Sports Authority Field at Mile High … Continue reading →
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Matt Schaub is lucky he didn't lose his entire head. He did, however, lose a piece of his ear. The Houston Texans quarterback was the victim of a vicious helmet-to-helmet hit from Denver Broncos linebacker Joe Mays on Sunday afternoon. The hit, which sent Schaub's helmet flying, shook the quarterback up and forced him to the sideline momentarily. It also left Schaub bleeding...

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Mays suspended and fined

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Matt Schaub Loses Piece of His Ear on Illegal Hit.

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VIDEO: Texans QB Matt Schaub loses part of his ear during illegal hit

Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub finished Sunday’s game looking more like he’d just had a fight with Mike Tyson rather than playing against the Denver Broncos. Now Evander Holyfield and Schaub have something in common. During the game, Schaub took a vicious and illegal hit from Broncos defender Joe Mays that resulted in the Houston QB losing part of his earlobe… After...

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Ouch...

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