Originally written on The Last Angry Fan  |  Last updated 1/1/12

DENVER - NOVEMBER 22: (L-R) Chris Kuper #73, Ryan Clady #78, Brandon Marshall #15, David Graham #89, Knowshon Moreno #27, Jabar Gaffney #10 and the Denver Broncos offense look on from the bench as they face the San Diego Chargers during NFL action at Invesco Field at Mile High on November 22, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Chargers defeated the Broncos 32-3. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Broncos offensive lineman Chris Kuper suffered a rather nasty ankle injury early in Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs, and trust me when I say this, it is one of the  more gruesome injuries you’ll ever see.  As you can tell by the picture, Kuper’s foot ends up facing east/west following the play, when it should be facing north/south, and basic anatomy tells us that just ain’t right.

Here’s video of Kuper immediately after he’s injured.  Pay close attention to the reaction of teammates Willis McGahee and Tim Tebow when they catch a glimpse of Kuper’s messed-up ankle.  It’s priceless.

Ugh.  That rates at least an eight on the “Joe Theismann Horrific Injury Scale.”

[image via @bubbaprog]

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