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11/18/2014 03:08 pm ET Updated Dec 18, 2014

NFL Player Jokes That Getting 'Knocked Out' Is A Rite Of Passage

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Not all NFL players see head injuries simply as an occupational hazard. At least one, San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis, seemed to view getting "knocked out" during a recent game as an NFL rite of passage:

Davis' tweets came after the 49ers defeated the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Sunday. He also tweeted a meme:

At least one of Davis' teammates, running back Alfonso Smith, seemed to find the anecdote amusing:

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