Okay, so we promised that we weren’t going to be giving you any more stories about jocks’ jocks but there was no way we could let this pass us by. Washington Redskins rookie LaRon Landry was injured on Wednesday when he was shot in the groin with a paintball during a “team-building outing.” According to the new old ol’ ball coach Joe Gibbs, Landry should be fine after a few days of rest. Maybe we’re skeptics, but it sounds to us like the No. 6 overall pick just wanted to get out of minicamp. C’mon, who hasn’t used the old “shot in the groin with a paintball” excuse?
What’s really funny about all of this is that Marcus Washington claims he had no idea that paintballs could cause an injury.
I didn’t know paintball was that dangerous,” linebacker Washington said. “I hope it wasn’t friendly fire.
There’s a joke involving Pat Tillman in there somewhere but we’re just going to let it slide.
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