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Gerald McCoy asks Warren Sapp about broken hand

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So here's a cool detail: Gerald McCoy went to Warren Sapp to get some advice on how to play with a broken hand, he told Roy Cummings. The Hall of Fame defensive tackle suffered that exact same injury during the 1999 season, and missed only one game.

"It hurts my ability to push somebody and get off of him or the things I like to do with my hands, because I play the game so much with my hands,'' Sapp told the Orlando Sentinel at the time. "It's just one of those situations where two years ago I busted my pinkie and went out with one hand and played pretty well, so we're going to see how it goes.''

That season turned out to be Warren Sapp's second-most productive year in the NFL, as he racked up 12.5 sacks and led a dominant defense that nearly made it to the Super Bowl and held the Greatest Show on Turf Rams to just 11 points in the NFC Championship.

Of course, not all broken hands are the same and it may take McCoy longer to recover. But it's good to see he's really doing everything he can to play.