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TIM KRUMRIE, Cincinnati Bengals DT Super Bowl XXIII:
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TIM KRUMRIE, Cincinnati Bengals DT
Super Bowl XXIII: 49ers 20, Bengals 16
On a routine first-and-10 from their own 3-yard line, the 49ers gained 6 yards on a run by Roger Craig. It wasn’t routine for Krumrie, though. The Bengals’ defensive lineman went to make a diving tackle, and as he planted his left foot, his ankle buckled, breaking in multiple places. As he rolled onto his back, his foot flailed about like a Lord of the Dance performer. Trainers stabilized his leg before Krumrie was airlifted to a nearby hospital. The stomach-churning injury is arguably the worst in Super Bowl history. |(Credit: AP, 1989)

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Worst injuries in Super Bowl history

For NFLers, it doesn’t get much more painful than suffering an injury in the Super Bowl. Take a look back at some of the more gruesome and significant injuries that happened in the NFL’s biggest event.