Melissa Stark takes football to the head, shakes it off like a champ

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Keep your head on a swivel when you’re on an NFL sideline. You never know when a football might be headed your way. The latest victim: NFL Network’s Melissa Stark, who took a football to the back of the head before Sunday’s Chargers-Titans game in London:

Fellow NFL Network journalist Ian Rapoport tweeted out his sympathies, recalling the time he too took leather to the face. (He handled it with considerably less grace than she did.)

Just remember: it can always be worse.

Stay safe on the sidelines, folks.

NFL Network’s Melissa Stark. (via screenshot)
NFL Network’s Melissa Stark. (via screenshot)

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