A TIGHT end for the Philadelphia Eagles was sucker-punched and knocked unconscious at a bar on Friday night, wild video shows.
Dallas Goedert, 25, was at the Zoo Bar in Aberdeen, South Dakota, when the incident happened, according to the local Mitchell Republic newspaper.
Dallas Goedert, a tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles, was sucker-punched late on Friday night[/caption]
Surveillance video from the food joint, taken by someone who knows the owner of the bar, was posted online by Twitter user @SamStompy.
Several people are seen in the establishment are seen gathering inside, as Goedert appears to slightly push someone away from him.
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As Goedert starts to turn to his left, he’s immediately sucker-punched in the face.
The Eagles player falls to the ground — and appears to be knocked out — as people get rowdy around him.
Video from the Zoo Bar in Aberdeen, South Dakota, shows Goedert getting hit around 1am[/caption]
Goedert was said to be fine after the punch[/caption]
Goedert is seen here after scoring a touchdown in October 2018[/caption]
According to NBC Sports, Goedert was taken to the hospital and the person who threw the punch was arrested.
Goedert, who is six feet five inches tall and weighs 256 pounds, was said to be fine after the incident.
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Per the Mitchell Republic, police were called to the Zoo Bar just after 1am on Saturday after someone reported there were “people busting glasses and have busted heads.”
Avonte Maddox, Goedert’s teammate and roommate last season, tweeted of the incident: “Yeah, lucky I wasn’t there.”
“Would have been some problems deada**.”
The 25-year-old NFL player has been with the Philadelphia Eagles for two seasons.