Injuries are an unfortunate part of the NFL.
Hand injuries, though, are interesting because they are typically more cringing as opposed to a knee or an ankle.
We see a knee or ankle swollen, but we don't normally get to see the awkward bending provided from the hand. Currently, according to Tim MacMahon of ESPNDall.com:
However, with the Cowboys one game out of the NFC East lead and the conference's wild card spots, Bryant said he intended to play unless told by doctors that it was impossible, delaying the surgery until Dallas' season is done.
And to maintain the injured-hand theme, let's look at some of the nastiest through NFL history.