By Thomas Moore
Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi revealed on Monday the details of an injury that cost him his left hand.
Mohamed Massaquoi, who played wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns for four seasons, revealed on Monday that he had his left hand amputated in April of 2017.
Massaquoi made the revelation in a video posted on The Players’ Tribune website.
The 31-year-old former wide receiver was injured while trail riding with friends on an ATV. After taking a turn too sharply, his ATV rolled over and injured his left hand. He was taken to at hospital at the University of Georgia where doctors tried to save his hand, but he eventually lost all four fingers on the hand.
He now has a robotic hand.
The story is one of the most surprising ones that we have read in a long time and one that everyone seemed to miss when it first occurred.
Massaquoi was selected by the Browns in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft, the one and only draft where head coach Eric Mangini was calling the shots. Cleveland had three selections in the round and came away with Massaquoi, wide receiver Brian Robiskie and linebacker David...