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The Five-Second NFL Career

Article By on 1st July, 2009

... 10 Best and Worst One-Game Careers in NFL History" by Ryan Winn reminded me of what may be the shortest one-game career in NFL History.

On Nov. 30, 1998, Ryan Sutter was activated from the Carolina Panther's practice squad for his first NFL game. The Panther's were hurting at safety and the local media presented the situation as "an average Joe finally gets a chance."

Sutter's NFL career began with the opening kickoff and ended about five seconds later. During the kickoff Sutter raced down the field and tried to arm tackle the return man. This resulted in a major injury to his shoulder. After the game, Sutter was put on injured reserve. He was never abl...

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