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Warren Sapp OK after being bitten by shark during lobster trip

NFL television commentator Warren Sapp is seen on

NFL television commentator Warren Sapp is seen on the sidelines before the Tampa Bay Buccaneers play against the Miami Dolphins at Raymond James Stadium on November 11, 2013. Credit: Getty Images

MARATHON, Fla. — Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is OK after being bitten on the arm by a shark while catching lobster off the Florida Keys.

A photo posted by a fishing charter boat’s account on Instagram Wednesday appears to show Sapp’s arm with a deep gash.

Charter captain Jack Carlson tells The Tampa Bay Times that Sapp was bit while reaching for a lobster the shark was also going after. He says Sapp is OK, but might need stitches. The captain says someone who saw the fish thought it might have been a nurse shark, about 4 feet long.

Sapp posted a picture of the lobster catch on Twitter Wednesday along with a note, “Shark got a little chuck of Me. We got Dinner! #Winning.”


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