You know what they say — there's no crying in football. But good god there's a shit ton of tears in reality television. This was evidenced by last night's episode of The Bachelorette, when a former Detroit Lion's player was faced with a broken wrist and a broken heart.
If you're not hip to ABC's quest for romance reality show The Bachelorette, now its exhaustive 14th season, it's cool. Neither are we, really. But when a former Detroit Lions tight end gets unironically injured while playing a casual football game on a reality show to vie for the love of his potential future bride Becca Kufrin, well, we are forced to pay attention.
Clay Harbor, a 30-year-old Missouri native, played for the Detroit Lions for a partial season in 2016. He sustained an injury while playing for the New Orleans Saints and has since been placed on reserve while he recovers. He loves hip-hop and country music and is not a farmer (according to the intimate details revealed in his official 'Meet Clay' video). Thanks to a friendly game of tackle football against his Bachelorette competition, he may be on the bench a while longer.
I want to thank everyone for the love and support! Definitely the hardest decision I’ve ever made but I believe everything happens for a reason. I am working hard to get back on the field and turn this negative into a positive.— Clay Harbor (@clayharbs82) June 12, 2018
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