Dublin: 25°C Thursday 11 August 2022

NFL player tweets X-ray of his broken finger 'to prove he didn't commit a penalty

‘How could I hold with a finger broken in half?’

THE 49ERS BEAT the Saints 31-21 yesterday, but San Francisco offensive lineman Anthony Davis still wasn’t happy with a second-quarter holding penalty against him.

To illustrate why the refs were wrong, he came up with a pretty clever argument — tweeting a gross X-ray of his very broken finger.

“How could i hold with a finger broken in half? lol” he tweeted.

You don’t really need all your fingers to commit a holding penalty, so his argument doesn’t really hold up. But solid creativity nonetheless: (via SB Nation):

Off the record: 5 sporting stories you may have missed this weekend

See Sport

Get closer to the stories that matter with exclusive analysis, insight and debate in The42 Membership

Become a Member

Published with permission from:

Business Insider
Business Insider is a business site with strong financial, media and tech focus.

Read next: