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article imageCardinals player continued playing after losing tip of his finger

By Mike White     Sep 23, 2013 in Sports
An Arizona Cardinals' player continued playing after losing the tip of his finger during a game Sunday. According to a sports reporter, when safety Rashad Johnson removed his glove on the sideline, the tip of his left middle finger was still inside.
According to, Kent Somers of, reported the incident. The NFL player went into surgery Sunday, and now doctors are watching for an infection, because his bone had been exposed.
Johnson says before he is sure what happened to him, he will have to watch film, according to He believes the incident happened, however, when he tackled New Orleans' Saints player Darren Sproles.
Johnson had his finger taped and kept playing. To make matters worse, the Cardinals lost, 31-7.
According to the, Johnson has lost only the tip of his finger.
According to Cardinals' coach, Bruce Arians, the injury was only one of many that contributed to his team losing.
"We had some critical injuries, and some young guys had to chip in and play," the coach commented.
Reportedly, it has not been determined whether Johnson will play on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
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