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Davis Set to Play in Super Bowl Despite Broken Arm

January 29, 2016 • Ben Heck • Breaking News, Carolina Panthers, Front Page, Injuries, NFC South

Carolina Panthers All-Pro linebacker Thomas Davis suffered a broken arm in the NFC Championship victory over the Arizona Cardinals less than a week ago. But, with the Super Bowl in just nine days, Davis is set to play on February 7 in Santa Clara anyways.

The 32-year old linebacker had surgery, and apparently has a metal plate and 11-12 screws in his arm, but he expects to be ready to go. If that’s not ballsy/gutsy, then I truly don’t know what is.

Remember when Jack Youngblood played throughout the 1979 postseason, including the Super Bowl, with a broken leg? Well if Carolina wins this game and Davis is a contributor then this may go down in history as one of the gutsiest games in NFL postseason/Super Bowl history.

Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

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