Over the 4th of July weekend, Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul put his patriotism ahead of his paycheck when a fireworks accident cost him his right index finger.
Pierre-Paul lost a physical digit and a few million monetary ones, as well -- the Giants withdrew a $60 million contract offer in the wake of the incident -- but he hasn't let it all bring him down. On Sunday afternoon, Pierre-Paul addressed his mishap by tweeting a few inspiring words:
Notice the typo, though?
No worries. The player quickly noticed the mistake, and to his credit, the excuse he gave is pretty reasonable:
Hey, at least he can joke about it now?
Let this be a lesson to you quick-to-correct grammar geeks out there: Unless you want to be a jerk, it's best to give recent finger amputees a break when it comes to typing.
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