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Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Jason Pierre-Paul to Miss Season with Fractured Neck

The season may already be over for Bucs pass rusher Jason Pierre-Paul, as TMZ Sports reports that the accident he was in early Thursday will likely have him missing the ENTIRE 2019 season as he’s suffered a fractured neck.

Here’s the story from TMZ:

Jason Pierre-Paul’s car crash was worse than initially thought — the Tampa Bay Bucs star reportedly broke his neck in the accident and will likely miss the 2019 season.

TMZ Sports broke the story … JPP was the driver in a single-car crash in Florida early Thursday morning. He was transported to a local hospital but released a short time later.

Now, ESPN’s Adam Schefter says Pierre-Paul fractured his neck in the crash will likely require season-ending surgery. He’s currently visiting neck specialists.

As we previously reported, the 30-year-old was not accused of any wrongdoing and he was NOT speeding — we’re told it was merely an accident.

Pierre-Paul is in the middle of a 4-year, $62-million deal with the Bucs, and as a key member of the defense.

This isn’t the first time JPP has had an off-field incident — he infamously had a fireworks accident in 2015, and later returned to the field to perform at a high level.

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