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NFL: The 11 Worst Excuses in League History
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"The dog ate my homework" is probably the most well-known excuse in our society and reserved for children trying to cover up the fact that they were lazy.

But even so-called adults—and football players—have tried ways to bend the truth more than Superman bends a steel pipe.

It's safe to say the validity of these 11 memorable excuses in NFL history is flimsy at best, but they sure do make for fascinating stories.

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