Doug Baldwin, left toothless on Sunday

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Talk about a tough break for Doug Baldwin.

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The Seattle Seahawks wide receiver did something that is commonplace in professional hockey but awful hard to find in the NFL. Baldwin suffered two broken teeth when he dove for a ball and landed face first near the end of the loss Sunday in Arizona.

Two teeth? Yes. With a helmet, facemask and mouthguard in place Baldwin still managed to bust two top teeth and he bit through his lip.

I bit through my lip,” Baldwin said, according to Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times. “All the way through it, broke both top teeth. When I roll over, you can see the blood on my shield on the inside of my helmet.” Read more…

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