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Donte' Stallworth injured in hot air balloon accident

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04:59 PM ET 03.17 | Free agent wide receiver Donte' Stallworth was injured on Saturday when his hot air balloon ran into power lines. Stallworth was hospitalized with burns, but his injuries are not considered life threatening. One other passenger in the basket was hospitalized as well, but the third passenger managed to avoid serious injury. Stallworth only appeared in one game with the New England Patriots last season.

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March 17, 2013  05:01 PM ET

Karma??

March 17, 2013  05:13 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Karma??

I was thinking the same thing.

March 17, 2013  05:14 PM ET

Since nobody died, I say the hot air jokes should be endless.

March 17, 2013  05:30 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Since nobody died, I say the hot air jokes should be endless.

I saw "hot air" and my first thought was Jerry Jones ...

March 17, 2013  06:02 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

I saw "hot air" and my first thought was Jerry Jones ...

There we go! Stallworth to the Cowboys! Match made in heaven.

March 17, 2013  06:14 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

There we go! Stallworth to the Cowboys! Match made in heaven.

Jerry Jones IS a hot air balloon accident ...

March 17, 2013  07:47 PM ET

So it takes a couple of Power Lines to bring Donte Down!!! Get well Man!!

March 17, 2013  09:55 PM ET

Best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery.

March 17, 2013  10:08 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

I was thinking the same thing.

+1
first thing I thought when I heard this story

 
March 18, 2013  10:21 AM ET

When a professional athlete gets high, it's only a matter of time before they get burned

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