Found September 21, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
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“He’s been Pipp’d.” That is what sports fans say whenever a player loses his starting job after suffering an injury and watches his replacement step in and permanently take his job. It was first coined back in 1925 after the man himself, Wally Pipp. he was the first baseman for the New York Yankees, but either asked out of or was sat for a game and replaced by Lou Gehrig, who was a relative unknown at the time. Pipp figured he could take a day or two off and rest while Gehrig filled his position. Gehrig did not miss another game until 1939. He played in 2,130 consecutive games. Simply put, Gehrig Pipp’d Pipp. The same thing may be happening in the NFL with the Buffalo Bills. Starting running back Fred Jackson once again suffered a serious injury and was forced to miss around a month of action. He was replaced by C.J. Spiller, who is currently leading the league in rushing and is extremely explosive. Once thought of as a first round bust pick out of Clemson, Spiller is paying dividen...
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