Last Monday nights game against the Bengals and the Bills saw a horrific moment as Damar Hamlin was hit, fell to the ground and stayed there.

Football is a violent game and injuries, sadly, are par for the course. What happened Monday night though was practically unheard of.

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Following what appeared to be an average hit, Damar Hamlin stood up quickly and took a couple of steps before falling to his back suffering from cardiac arrest.

Thankfully, as of today, he is awake and showing great improvement.

Every team in the NFL has seen its share of injuries and one former UTEP player, (then known as Texas Western.), actually died after collapsing during a game.

Late in the 4th quarter, Detroit Lion Chuck Hughes suffered a heart attack in the 1971 game against the Chicago Bears and was pronounced dead about 40 minutes later.

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In Texas, where football is practically a religion, football players have certainly seen their share of injuries. Some have been career ending.

Here are a few of the worst cases from the Texas gridiron.

Dallas Cowboys:

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