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The Cardinals’ starting pitcher missed the game after suffering horrific burns in a cooking accident.

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Antonio Hamilton earned a starting position in training camp but will not be on the field in Week 1 after being injured in a freak cooking accident at home.

When the Cardinals announced their 53-man roster this week, one of the biggest surprises was that Hamilton was placed on the non-football injury list requiring him to miss the first four weeks of the season. Training It wasn’t clear how Hamilton was injured after shining in his camp, but this week he revealed details.

Korner said he suffered multiple second-degree burns to his lower body in a cooking accident on August 22. According to Hamilton, it was a serious accident that could have been “fatal”. .

“It was the best camp of my career, but last Monday I had an accident that could have been fatal for me and my family,” Hamilton said. wrote on Twitter this week“But instead it came to a short end with severe burns (second degree) to my leg. It was literally a freak accident and God bless me with these injuries alone.” He forgave me.”

according to Go to NFL.com, the accident involved a fryer and Hamilton had to be taken to hospital after being severely burned with cooking oil. If you want to know what Hamilton’s second-degree burn looks like, Click here for a photo he posted on Twitter.

As Hamilton pointed out, he was going through one of the best training camps of his career. Cardinals head coach Cliff Kingsbury recently revealed that Hamilton had played enough to earn a starting spot on Arizona’s defense.

“It’s a disappointment for him,” Kingsbury said of the injury. one of the team’s official reporters“He got the starting roll.”

A starting spot was a big deal for Hamilton, who has only started a total of four games in his six-year career. His two games came last season, during his year in Arizona where he appeared in all 17 games.

Losing a starting corner in the first four weeks of the season put the Cardinals in a tough spot. Not only do they have to face Patrick Mahomes in Week 1, but they follow up with games against the Raiders and Rams in two weeks.

The Cardinals successfully traded Raiders cornerback Trayvon Mullen this week. It is possible that he will stand in for Hamilton while he recovers from his burns. would have to miss.

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